Synopses & Reviews
For courses in Abnormal Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Gender and Psychopathology, and Eating Disorders. In addition, Eating Disorders may be a useful supplemental text in courses within the following areas: Nursing, Nutrition, and Sports Medicine.
Eating Disorders presents a comprehensive and accessible investigation of eating disorders, including but not limited to anorexia nervosa, and bulimia nervosa. The text spans topics such as historical and cross-cultural trends in prevalence of eating pathology, biological bases of eating disorders, and treatment and prevention.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction: What Are Eating Disorders?
2. Are Eating Disorders Culture-Bound Syndromes?
3. Eating Disorders in Ethnic Minorities and Men: Stereotype Versus Reality in Who Suffers from Eating Disorders.
4. Risk Factor Research: Methods for Determining the Causes of Eating Disorders.
5. Body Image, Dieting, and Eating Disorders: Is the Media to Blame?
6. Family Factors in the Development of Eating Pathology.
7. Psychological Factors in the Development of Eating Disorders: The Contributions of Personality, Behavior, and Cognition.
8. Biological Bases, Correlates, and Consequences of Eating Disorders.
11. Long-term Course and Outcome.