A Clinician's Guide
Patients with severe and enduring anorexia nervosa have one of the most challenging disorders in mental health care, including the highest mortality rate of any mental illness, high rates of underemployment and unemployment, and often medical complications due to organ failure and osteoporosis. One...
To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge
Family-based treatment (FBT) for eating disorders is an outpatient therapy where parents are the main resource in treatment. The therapist supports the parents to do the work nurses would have done if the patient were hospitalized to a specialist inpatient-refeeding unit. Once starvation has been...
To Be Published March 20th 2015 by Routledge
Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge
Rationale and Principle Interventions in Family-Based Treatment (FBT) for Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa
Drs. Lock and Le Grange begin by summarizing the history and development of Family Based Treatment (FBT; The Maudsley Approach) for anorexia nervosa. Next, they describe the underlying rationale for using FBT for anorexia nervosa in adolescents and the research base supporting its...
Published May 1st 2013 by Routledge
Incidence of BED appears to be on the increase. Treating it, and overcoming it, is all the more difficult, especially for those living in a culture that has an intense body image focus. A Clinician’s Guide to Binge Eating Disorder educates the reader about its triggers and behaviours – and...
Published February 12th 2013 by Routledge
Empowering Parents to Beat Anorexia Nervosa
My Kid is Back explains how family-based treatment can greatly reduce the severity of anorexia nervosa in children and adolescents, allowing the sufferer to return to normal eating patterns, and their families to return to normal family life. In this book, ten families share their experiences of...
Published February 24th 2010 by Routledge