Eating Disorders : Innovative Directions in Research and Practice

Author(s): Ruth H. Striegel-Moore

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In this book, leading experts reflect on advances in the field that hold promise for increasing our knowledge significantly. Their arguments, grounded in theory and informed by empirical research, integrate a range of disparate literatures that tap new methods for bold and innovative approaches to etiology, classification, treatment, and prevention. This book will be useful to researchers, practitioners, educators, and all individuals interested in advancing a constructive new agenda for research and practice.


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Ruth H Striegel-Moore is a Professor of Psychology at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT. Linda Smolak is a Professor of Psychology at Kenyon College in Gambier, OH.

Improving Understanding and Care for the Eating Disorders - Paul E. Garfinkel and Barbara J. Dorian; Classification of Eating Disorders - David Herzog and Sherry S. Delinski; Risk Factors for Eating Pathology: Recent Advances and Future Directions - Eric Stice; Protective Factors in the Development of Eating Disorders - Marjorie Crago, Catherine Shisslak, and Anne Ruble; Gender and Eating Problems - Linda Smolak and Sarah K. Murnen; Challenging the Myth of the Golden Girl: Ethnicity and Eating Disorders - Linda Smolak and Ruth H. Striegel-Moore; Health Services Research for Eating Disorders in the United States: A Status Report and a Call to Action - Vicki Garvin and Ruth H. Striegel-Moore; The Potential of Professionally Developed Self-Help interventions for the Treatment of Eating Disorders - Vicki Garvin, Ruth H. Striegel-Moore, Allan Kaplan, and Stephen Wonderlich; Integrative Cognitive Therapy for Bulimic Behavior - Stephen Wonderlich, James Mitchell, Carol Peterson, and Scott Crow; Psychopharmacology of Eating Disorders: Current Knowledge and Future Directions - James E. Mitchell; Body Image Dissatisfaction as a Motivator for Healthy Lifestyle Changes - Leslie J. Heinberg, J. Kevin Thompson, and Jonas L. Matzon; The Prevention of Eating Disorders: Toward a Participatory Ecology of Knowledge, Action, and Advocacy - Michael Levine and Nina Piran; Use of Interactive Media to Prevent Eating Disorders - C. Barr Taylor, Andy Winzelberg, and Angela Celio; Imagining the Future - Ruth A. Striegel - Moore and Linda Smolak

General Fields

  • : 9781557987785
  • : apa
  • : apa
  • : April 2001
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Ruth H. Striegel-Moore
  • : Hardback
  • : 616.8526
  • : 304
  • : Illustrations