Medical Management of Eating Disorders PDF ePub eBook

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Medical Management of Eating Disorders free pdf Eating disorders are known to affect between 1 and 4% of all women, and a smaller proportion of men. This text is designed to provide all health professionals with the practical information they need to treat patients with anorexia nervosa and related eating disorders. A user-friendly structure allows the reader to access information on the basis of physical complaint. The book is divided into five sections, each consisting of a case, discussion of the topic and a summary of key points. For the second edition, sections have been added on Munchausen's syndrome, the medical risk of death, ruminating, Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome, shoplifting, substance use, and patient self-help. The text is supplemented with diagnostic color photographs of important physical manifestations of eating disorders. The text is suitable for all health care professionals involved in eating disorder management, with special information provided for general practitioners, nursing staff, family carers and nutritionists.

About C.Laird Birmingham

C. Laird Birmingham is Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Canada. Janet Treasure is Professor, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, Director, Eating Disorder Unit and Professor of Psychiatry, King's College London.

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Author : C.Laird Birmingham
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Data Published : 25 February 2010
ISBN : 0521727103
EAN : 9780521727105
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 286 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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