Author(s): Bob Palmer
Eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia, and related unusual eating patterns, are often connected with long standing emotional disorder involving trauma, abuse, poor self image, and depression. These disorders are distressing and often very difficult to treat successfully so, therefore, a wide range of mental health and medical professionals are frequently involved. This book provides a practical, evidence-based guide to the treatment of patients with clinical eating disorders. The author, a well-known expert in the field, outlines the symptoms and causes of eating disorders, then offers practical guidelines for treatment, including consideration of service provision and management.