Handbook of Eating Disorders

Handbook of Eating Disorders

eBook - 2003
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This second edition of the Handbook of Eating Disorders offers acomprehensive, critical account of the whole field of eatingdisorders, incorporating both basic knowledge and a synthesis ofthe most recent developments in the area.

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

An invaluable review of scientific knowledge and approaches totreatment of eating disorders from anorexia nervosa toobesity.
* Covers basic concepts and science, clinical considerations ofdefinition and assessment, and treatment approaches
* Focuses on newer developments in research and treatment
* Reflects evidence-based approaches to treatment as a guide tobest practice
* Includes many new chapters and authors who represent the mostauthoritative scientists and clinicians worldwide
Publisher: Southern Gate, Chichester ; Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley, 2003
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780470862506
Characteristics: xvi, 479 p. : ill. ; 26 cm


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