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Eating Disorders

A Parents' Guide, Second Edition

By Rachel Bryant-Waugh, Bryan Lask, Bryant-Waugh Ra

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Format: Paperback, 192 pages, 2nd Revised edition Edition
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United Kingdom, 01 June 2004
Eating problems in children and teenagers are quite common. Yet myths about the problem abound and it can be very difficult to separate the facts from popular beliefs; unusual or disturbed eating patterns can be understandably bewildering and distressing for parents. Whatever aspect of your child's eating behavior is causing you concern, this book will help you understand some of the more common reasons why problems arise, and will offer advice on what parents and others can do to manage the situation. Written by experienced clinicians, this new edition of "Eating Disorders: A Parents' Guide" is dedicated to clarifying the subject of eating disorders. Combining an accessible and straightforward introduction to the subject with practical advice, this book represents the first step towards diagnosis and treatment. Case-studies are used to help parents to understand their children's experiences of this complex and challenging subject and sensitive advice is offered on a range of issues, including: how to identify a complete range of eating difficulties, how to approach specific problems and where to seek help and treatment. "Eating Disorders: A Parent's Guide" will be welcomed by anyone who is concerned about the eating habits of their children and will be invaluable to professionals working with those suffering from eating disorders.

Table of Contents

Foreword. Introduction. What are Eating Disorders? What Causes Eating Disorders? How Do I Know If My Child Has an Eating Disorder? What Can I Do?: General Principles. What Can I Do? Specific Problems. Who Should I Consult and What Will They Do? What About the Future? Case Vignettes. Postscript. Glossary. Furth Reading. Useful Addresses.

About the Author

Rachel Bryant-Waugh is Consultant Clinical Psychologist and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Southampton. Bryan Lask is Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at St. George's Hospital Medical School and Medical Advisor to the Huntercombe Hospitals, UK.

Reviews

"This book fills a gap in the books available on eating disorders in that it addresses a wide range of potential eating disorders in young people... This is a reassuring book without negating the seriousness of an eating disorder and is written as though sharing knowledge with equal partners in the process of helping a child" - Signpost, March 2005

EAN: 9781583918609
ISBN: 1583918604
Publisher: Routledge
Dimensions: 19.8 x 13 x 1.9 centimetres (0.21 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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