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Title:
Help your teenager beat an eating disorder
Author:
Lock, James.
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Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
New York ; London : The Guilford Press, [2015]
Physical Description:
viii, 310 pages ; 23 cm
Summary:
"Tens of thousands of parents have turned to this compassionate resource for support and practical advice grounded in cutting edge scientific knowledge. Numerous vivid stories show how to recognize and address anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and other devastating eating disorders that wreak havoc on teens and their families. James Lock and Daniel Le Grange present strong evidence that parents--who have often been told to take a back seat in eating disorder treatment--can and must play a key role in recovery. Whether pursuing family based treatment or other options, parents learn specific, doable steps for monitoring their teen's eating and exercise habits, managing mealtimes, ending weight related power struggles, and collaborating successfully with health care providers. Featuring the latest research and resources, the second-edition now addresses additional disorders recognized in DSM 5 (including binge eating disorder)"--
Language:
English
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: Introduction -- I. Getting Started: First Steps Toward Helping Your Child with an Eating Disorder -- 1. Act Now -- 2. Get Together -- 3. Don't Waste Time on "Why?" -- II. Understanding Eating Disorders -- 4. Know What You're Dealing With: The Complexity of Eating Disorders -- 5. Get into Your Child's Head: The Distorted Thinking Behind Your Teenager's Behavior -- 6. Understand Your Options: What the Research Says about the Best Ways to Treat Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge-Eating Disorder, and Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder -- III. Making Treatment Work: How to Solve Everyday Problems to Help Your Child Recover -- 7. Taking Charge of Change: How to Apply Family-Based Treatment to Help with Eating Disorders -- 8. Playing a Supporting Role: Other Ways You Can Be a Part of Your Child's Recovery -- 9. Harnessing the Power of Unity: How to Stay on the Same Page in Your Fight against Eating Disorders -- 10. Staying Empowered and Informed: How to Work with Professionals Who Are Trying to Help Your Child -- Resources -- Further Reading -- Index -- About the Authors.
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ISBN:
9781462517480

9781462517961
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Book

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Tens of thousands of parents have turned to this compassionate guide for support and practical advice grounded in cutting-edge scientific knowledge. Top experts James Lock and Daniel Le Grange explain what you need to know about eating disorders, which treatments work, and why it is absolutely essential to play an active role in your teen's recovery--even though parents have often been told to take a back seat. Learn how to monitor your teen's eating and exercise, manage mealtimes, end weight-related power struggles, and partner successfully with health care providers. When families work together to get the most out of treatment and prevent relapse, eating disorders can be beat. This book is your essential roadmap. Featuring the latest research, resources, and diagnostic information, the second edition has been expanded to cover binge-eating disorder.


Author Notes

James Lock, MD, PhD, is Professor of Child Psychiatry and Pediatrics at Stanford University and Director of the Stanford Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders Program. Dr. Lock has received numerous awards for his research on eating disorders and has published several books for professionals in collaboration with Daniel Le Grange. He is committed to providing evidence-based treatments to children, adolescents, and their families.
Daniel Le Grange, PhD, is the Benioff UCSF Professor in Children's Health in b the Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics and Joint Director of the Eating ,f Disorders Program at the University of California, San Francisco. He is Emeritus Professor at the University of Chicago, where he was Director of the Eating Disorders Program until 2014. An award-winning researcher, Dr. Le Grange was a member of the team at the Maudsley Hospital in London that developed family-based treatment for anorexia nervosa. Over his career, he has treated numerous adolescents and families struggling with eating disorders.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Part I Getting Started First Steps toward Helping Your Child with an Eating Disorder
Chapter 1 Act Nowp. 13
Chapter 2 Get Togetherp. 35
Chapter 3 Don't Waste Time on "Why?"p. 57
Part II Understanding Eating Disorders
Chapter 4 Know What You're Dealing Withp. 79
The Complexity of Eating Disorders
Chapter 5 Get Into Your Child's Headp. 101
The Distorted Thinking Behind Your Teenager's Behavior
Chapter 6 Understand Your Optionsp. 124
What the Research Says about the Best Ways to Treat Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge-Eating Disorder, and Avoidant/'Restrictive Food Intake Disorderp. 124
Part II Making Treatment Work: How to Solve Everyday Problems to Help Your Child Recover
Chapter 7 Taking Charge of Changep. 145
How to Apply Family-Based Treatment to Help with Eating Disorders
Chapter 8 Playing a Supporting Rolep. 187
Other Ways You Can Be a Part of Your Child's Recovery
Chapter 9 Harnessing the Power of Unityp. 214
How to Stay on the Same Page in Your Fight against Eating Disorders
Chapter 10 Staying Empowered and Informedp. 236
How to Work with Professionals Who Are Trying to Help Your Child
Resourcesp. 253
Further Readingp. 281
Indexp. 297
About the Authorsp. 310

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