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Handbook of Eating Disorders Theory, Treatment and Research by Janet Treasure

Handbook of Eating Disorders Theory, Treatment and Research


Handbook of Eating Disorders Theory, Treatment and Research by Janet Treasure

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


...this classic text has been rewritten, reorganised and expanded to provide a comprehensive overview of eating disorders... (Dietetics Today, April 2003) ...exceptional text that really brings the current literature to life ...a 'must have

-book within any eating disorder service (European Eating Disorders Review, Vol 12 No 5 Sept-Oct 2004) ...It has given me great pleasure to read this book... the handbook is of great use both clinically and scientifically... (European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry No.13 2004) ...excelling overview...is a valuable contribution to everyone working in the fields of eating disorders... (Journal of Psychosomatic Research, June 2006)

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Publication date

7th February 2003


Janet Treasure

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John Wiley & Sons Inc


496 pages


Eating disorders & therapy



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