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Eating Disorders: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatments
Shapiro, Colleen M. (Edt)
Nova Science / Hardcover / 2011-05-01 / 1612097464
Eating Disorders
price: $135.00 (may be subject to change)
199 pages
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This new book presents current research in the study of the causes, diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders. Topics discussed in this compilation include varied eating disorders and their diagnostic criteria; the multimodal perceptual and emotional integration in eating disorders; eating disorders and menstrual dysfunction; health behaviors in college females with eating disorders and in individuals with developmental disabilities; risk factors for women with eating disorders and excessive exercise associated with eating disorders. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical Press)


Chapter 1 - Eating Disorders: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatments (pp.1-38)
Authors / Editors: (Christine Courbasson, Leah Shapira, Melissa Di Fonzo, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Head, Eating Disorders and Addiction Clinic, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and others)

Chapter 2 - Multimodal Perceptual and Emotional Integration in Eating Disorders (pp.39-60)
Authors / Editors: (Anna M. Lomanowska, Matthieu J. Guitton, Centre de Recherche Université Laval Robert Giffard, Quebec City, QC, Canada, and others)

Chapter 3 - Eating Disorders and Menstrual Dysfunction: Implications on Bone Mineral Density (pp.61-82)
Authors / Editors: (William W.K. To, Margaret W.N. Wong, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, United Christian Hospital, Hong Kong, and others)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 4 - Eating Disorders in Individuals with Developmental Disabilities (pp.83-104)
Authors / Editors: (Efrosini Kalyva, City College, Thesaloniki, Greece)

Chapter 5 - Psychological Well-Being and Health Behaviors in College Females with Eating Disorders: Comparisons with Non-Eating Disorder Cohorts (pp.105-126)
Authors / Editors: (Diane E. Mack, Philip M. Wilson, Benjamin D. Sylvester, Jenna D. Gilchrist, Behavioural Health Sciences Research Lab, Department of Physical Education and Kinesiology, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, and others)

Chapter 6 - Multiple Family Group Therapy for Young Adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa: A Descriptive Study (pp.127-140)
Authors / Editors: (Catherine Doyen, Solange Cook-Darzens, Marie-Christine Mouren, Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Department, Eating Disorders Unit, Robert Debré Hospital, Paris VII University, France, and others)

Chapter 7 - Risk Factors of Eating Disorders in Females (pp.141-154)
Authors / Editors: (Tamara Y. Mousa, University of Jordan, Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan)

Chapter 8 - Dissociation and the Escape from Awareness of Appearance Threats (pp.155-166)
Authors / Editors: (Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, Alexander J. Mussap, School of Psychology Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)

Chapter 9 - Commentary / Short Communication: Motivation for Exercise in Eating Disorders: New Insight Gives Relevance for the Diagnostic Criteria (pp.167-176)
Authors / Editors: (S. Bratland-Sanda, Department of Sport Science and Outdoor Life Studies, Telemark University College, Bo, Norway, and others)

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