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Title:
Eating disorders : a reference sourcebook
Author:
Lemberg, Raymond.
Edition:
Revised edition.
Publication Information:
Phoenix, Ariz. : Oryx Press, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xv, 253 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
General Note:
Rev. ed. of: Controlling eating disorders with facts, advice, and resources. 1992.
Language:
English
Contents:
Understanding eating disorders: symptoms and causes -- Physiological and medical issues -- Sociocultural issues and subgroups affected by eating disorders -- Dieting and the obesities -- Current treatment approaches -- Facilities and selected resources.
Added Uniform Title:
Controlling eating disorders with facts, advice, and resources.
ISBN:
9781573561563
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa pose a grave danger to the health of thousands of Americans each year. This sourcebook brings together in a single volume an extensive amount of information and resources regarding the diagnosis and treatment of these potentially life-threatening conditions. This volume is a substantially updated and expanded version of Controlling Eating Disorders with Facts, Advice, and Resources (Oryx, 1992).


Author Notes

Raymond Lemberg , PhD, is a clinical psychologist and director of Psychological Pathways, a multidisciplinary group practice in Scottsdale, Mesa, and Prescott, AZ. Previously, he served as executive vice president of Willow Creek Hospital and Treatment Center in Scottsdale, a specialty hospital for the treatment of eating disorders. Dr. Lemberg has served as consultant to various eating disorder programs and has published extensively in professional literature on the subject of eating disorders.

Leigh Cohn is the president of Gurze Books, a publisher specializing in books and other reference materials on eating disorders.


Table of Contents

PrefaceRay Lemberg
Contributors
Glossary
Part 1 Understanding Eating Disorders: Symptoms and Causes
Part 2 Physiological and Medical Issues
Part 3 Sociocultural Issues and Subgroups Affected by Eating Disorders
Part 4 Dieting and the Obesities
Part 5 Current Treatment Approaches
Part 6 Facilities and Selected Resources
Index