Eating disorders / edited by Mario Maj [and others]

Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder are all associated with significant emotional and relational stress. They can have serious physical complications. Most cases of anorexia and bulimia nervosa remain undiagnosed, and many diagnosed cases are inappropriately treated. It is th...

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Online Access: Full Text (via EBSCO)
Other Authors: Maj, Mario, 1953-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York : J. Wiley, 2003.
Series:WPA series, evidence and experience in psychiatry ; v. 6.
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Summary:Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder are all associated with significant emotional and relational stress. They can have serious physical complications. Most cases of anorexia and bulimia nervosa remain undiagnosed, and many diagnosed cases are inappropriately treated. It is therefore essential to reduce the gap between research evidence and clinical experience in order to improve diagnosis and treatment of these mental disorders. This latest volume examines the recurrent social and biological problem of eating disorders and provides:Coverage of all aspects of eating disorders, including diagnosis, epidemiology and pharmacological treatmentContributions from internationally acclaimed expertsAn unbiased and reliable reference pointThis title is the sixth volume in the exciting, innovative WPA Series Evidence and Experience in Psychiatry. Written by internationally renowned psychiatrists, this book series provides evidence-based information for psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health nurses and policy makers.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xvi, 435 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:0470864443
9780470864449
0470867183
9780470867181