Medical management of eating disorders / C. Laird Birmingham, Janet Treasure.

Now in its third edition, the Medical Management of Eating Disorders is the definitive text on the diagnosis and general management of patients with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder and other related eating disorders. Providing up-to-date information and research on world-cla...

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Online Access: Full Text (via Cambridge)
Main Authors: Birmingham, C. Laird (Carl Laird) (Author), Treasure, Janet (Author)
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2019.
Edition:Third edition.
Series:Cambridge medicine (Series)
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Half-title; Title page; Copyright information; Contents; Preface to Third Edition; Preface to Second Edition; Preface to First Edition; Abbreviations; Section 1: Definitions and Prevalence; Chapter 1 Definitions and Epidemiology; Anorexia Nervosa; Bulimia Nervosa; BED; ARFID; OSFED and Unspecified Feeding or ED; Implications for Health Care Professionals; Patient Explanation; Section 2: Cause; Chapter 2 Causal and Maintaining Factors; Cultural Factors; Biological Risk Factors; Genetics; Perinatal Risk Factors; Neurophysiological Vulnerabilities; AN Endophenotypes
  • Biology Meets the EnvironmentBinge Eating Endophenotypes; Innate Anomalies in Reward Sensitivity; Acquired Anomalies in Reward Sensitivity; A General Causal Model for EDs; The Factors That Maintain EDs; AN; The Evolution of ED Symptoms; The Early Phase of an ED; The Later Phase: Visible Emaciation in AN; Pro Starvation Beliefs; The Later Phase: The Evolution of Craving and the Development of Binge Eating; Developing a Formulation; Section 3: Diagnosis and Clinical Features; Chapter 3 Obtaining the History and Physical Examination; Obtaining the History; The Physical Examination; Colour Plates
  • Measuring Weight, Height, and Estimating Body FatMeasuring the Height; Measuring the Weight; Calculating the BMI; BMI Percentiles; Anthropometry; How to Measure Skinfolds; Estimating Total Body Fat with Skinfold Measurements; How to Use the Durnin and Womersley Table; Interpolation; Extrapolation; What Equipment Is Needed to Measure Skinfolds?; Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis; Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry; CT Scanning; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Implications for Health Care Professionals; Patient Explanation; Chapter 4 Complications by System; Nervous System
  • The Brain (Central Nervous System)Death of Cells at the Base of the Brain (Central Pontine Myelolysis); Drowsiness or Loss of Consciousness (Decreased Level of Consciousness); Seizures; Seizure-Like Episodes of Psychological Origin (Pseudoseizures); Confusion (Organic Brain Syndrome); Spinal cord; Muscle; Peripheral Nerves; Frequency of Complications; Implications for Health Care Professionals; Patient Explanation; Dental; Frequency of Complications; Implications for Health Care Professionals; Patient Information; Skin; Dry Skin; Lanugo Hair; Hair Loss (Telogen Effluvium); Itch (Pruritis)
  • Hypercarotenaemia (Yellow Skin)Oedema (Swelling Owing to Excess Fluid); Purple Extremities (Acrocyanosis); Nail Abnormalities (Nail Dystrophy); Acne; Spooning of the Nails (Koilonychia); Angular Stomatitis; Acrodermatitis Enteropathica; Pellagra; Scurvy; Skin Complications Caused by Abnormal Behaviour; Erythema Ab Igne; Self-Phlebotomy; Self-Inflicted Harm (Dermatitis Artefacta); Compulsive Hair Pulling (Trichotillomania); Rare Skin Manifestations; Prurigo Pigmentosa; Pili Torti; Perniosis; Neurodermatitis (Pomphylx); Eruptive Neurofibromatosis; Signs Associated with Purging Behaviour