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The Eating Disorder Sourcebook: A Comprehensive Guide to the Causes, Treatments, and Prevention of Eating Disorders (Sourcebooks)

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Practical and empathic advice for overcoming an eating disorder

Anorexia, bulimia, binge eating . . . these disorders can be devastating, but they are in no way unbeatable. Whether you are living with an eating disorder or helping someone who is, The Eating Disorder Sourcebook gives you the insight and knowledge necessary to overcome these illnesses. Therapist and expert in the field Carolyn Costin, herself recovered from anorexia, dispels common myths and explains the latest treatments, from medication and behavioral therapy to alternative remedies.

Based on her thirty years of practice as well as information taken directly from clients' journals and therapy sessions, The Eating Disorder Sourcebook gives you sound, sensitive advice to understanding, treating, and curing an eating disorder, including how to:

  • Recognize and identify eating disorders
  • Discover and work with the underlying causes of an eating disorder
  • Make the right choices when comparing treatment options
  • Understand what is expected in individual, group, and family therapy
  • Know when outpatient treatment is not enough and what else can be done
  • Prevent eating disorders

Synopsis:

Know when outpatient treatment is not enough and what else can be done

Synopsis:

Sound, sensitive advice for overcoming an eating disorder

Anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, exercise addictions . . . these disorders can be devastating, but they are in no way unbeatable. Therapist Carolyn Costin, herself recovered from anorexia, brings three decades of experience and the newest research in the field together, providing readers with the latest treatments, from medication and behavioral therapy to alternative remedies.

Whether you are living with an eating disorder or you are a loved one or professional helping someone who is, The Eating Disorder Sourcebook will help you:

  • Recognize and identify eating disorders
  • Discover and work with the underlying causes of an eating disorder
  • Make the right choices when comparing treatment options
  • Understand what is expected in individual, group, and family therapy
  • Know when outpatient treatment is not enough and what else can be done

About the Author

Carolyn Costin, M.A., M.Ed., M.F.T., has been a specialist in the field of eating disorders for nearly thirty years. She directs the Monte Nido Residential Treatment Facility in Malibu, California, and all of its affiliates. She is also the clinical advisor to the Parent Family Network of the National Eating Disorder Association and an editor of Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071476850
Author:
Costin, Carolyn
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies
Subject:
Eating Disorders
Subject:
Psychopathology - Eating Disorders
Subject:
Eating Disorders - General
Subject:
Recovery and Addiction-Eating Disorders
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Series:
Sourcebooks
Publication Date:
February 2007
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
334
Dimensions:
8.94x6.08x.88 in. 1.03 lbs.

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Anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, exercise addictions . . . these disorders can be devastating, but they are in no way unbeatable. Therapist Carolyn Costin, herself recovered from anorexia, brings three decades of experience and the newest research in the field together, providing readers with the latest treatments, from medication and behavioral therapy to alternative remedies.

Whether you are living with an eating disorder or you are a loved one or professional helping someone who is, The Eating Disorder Sourcebook will help you:

  • Recognize and identify eating disorders
  • Discover and work with the underlying causes of an eating disorder
  • Make the right choices when comparing treatment options
  • Understand what is expected in individual, group, and family therapy
  • Know when outpatient treatment is not enough and what else can be done

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