Handbook of Eating Disorders

Publication Year: 2003

Edition: 2nd

Authors/Editor: Treasure, Janet; Schmidt, Ulrike; van Furth, Eric

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 978-0-47-149768-4

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This second edition of the Handbook of Eating Disorders offers a comprehensive, critical account of the whole field of eating disorders, incorporating both basic knowledge and a synthesis of the most recent developments in the area.

Many of the important developments in recent years are reflected in this expanded volume such as the basic science of appetite control, the discovery of leptin and the knowledge about the neurotramsmitters involved in eating.

An invaluable review of scientific knowledge and approaches to treatment of eating disorders from anorexia nervosa to obesity.
* Covers basic concepts and science, clinical considerations of definition and assessment, and treatment approaches
* Focuses on newer developments in research and treatment
* Reflects evidence-based approaches to treatment as a guide to best practice
* Includes many new chapters and authors who represent the most authoritative scientists and clinicians worldwide

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Wiley
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Treasure, Janet; Schmidt, Ulrike; van Furth, Eric
ISBN: 978-0-47-149768-4
Specialty:
Clinical Psychology
Psychology
Language: English
Edition: 2nd
Pages: 496
Year: 2003

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