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Title ABC of eating disorders / edited by Jane Morris.

Published Chichester : BMJ Books, Wiley-Blackwell, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  616.8526 ABCO    AVAILABLE
Physical description 70 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Series ABC series.
ABC series (Malden, Mass.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Diagnosis of eating disorders -- Causes of eating disorders / Rob Palmer -- Medical and psychological consequences of eating disorders -- What can a GP do? : management of eating disorders in primary care / Jane Morris, Nadine Harrison -- Psychological support with the general practice / Jane Morris, Nadine Harrison -- Advice, education and self-help / Chris Williams, Ulrike Schmidt -- Specialist referral / Jon Arcelus -- Children with eating and feeding disorders / Jane Morris, Fiona Forbes -- Eating disorders in the family / Jane Morris, Fiona Forbes -- Comorbidity / Alex Yellowlees -- Medico-legal and ethical issues in the treatment of eating disorders / Anne Stewart, Jacinta Tan Wellcome -- The sufferers and carers viewpoint / Jane Morris ... [et al.] -- Eating disorders in boys and men / Brett McDermott.
Summary "The ABC of Eating Disorders is a comprehensive primer for GPs, dieticians, psychiatrists and community health teams who need to incorporate a sophisticated awareness of this field into their professional practice. It spans, and differentiates, eating and feeding disorders from diagnosis to their management and treatment. With a focus on primary care, this ABC touches on the medico-legal aspects and ethical issues of treating eating disorders and specialist referral." "The ABC of Eating Disorders is accessible - sufferers will find it provides a useful background to self help materials, and their lay carers will be able to appreciate its intelligent and compassionate approach."--BOOK JACKET.
Other author Morris, Jane, 1951-
Subject Eating disorders.
Variant Title Eating disorders.
Standard Number 100467869
ISBN 0727918435 (paperback)
9780727918437 (paperback)