This indispensable manual presents the Maudsley method, the leading family-based treatment for adolescents with anorexia nervosa AN . What sets this approach apart is the central role played by parents throughout treatment. The authors are prominent experts who describe how to mobilize families to promote the patient's weight restoration and healthy eating, improve parent-child relationships, and get adolescent development back on track. Each phase of therapy is described in session-by-session detail. In-depth case illustrations show how to engage clients while flexibly implementing the validated treatment procedures. New to This Edition*Reflects the latest knowledge on AN and its treatment, including additional research supporting the approach.*More user friendly: clarifies key concepts and techniques.*Chapter on emerging directions in training and treatment dissemination.*Many new clinical strategies.
About the Authors:
James Lock, MD, PhD, is a child psychiatrist and Professor of Child Psychiatry and Pediatrics in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Child Development, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, at Stanford University. He is also Director of the Eating Disorders Program in the Division of Child Psychiatry and Psychiatric Director of the Comprehensive Care Program, an inpatient eating disorder program for children and adolescents, at Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford. The author of numerous scientific publications on eating disorders in youth, Dr. Lock is a recipient of the Price Family Foundation Award for Research Excellence from the National Eating Disorders Association and Early Career and Mid-Career Development Awards from the National Institute of Mental Health.
Daniel Le Grange, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience and Director of the Eating Disorders Program at The University of Chicago. He trained at the Institute of Psychiatry, University of London, and was a member of the team at the Maudsley Hospital in London that developed FBT for AN. The author of numerous research publications and a recipient of an Early Career Development Award from the National Institute of Mental Health, Dr. Le Grange is currently principal investigator for studies on the treatment of both bulimia nervosa and AN.