Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder Second Edition

Author: James Lock
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 146251748X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"[Presents] ... evidence that parents--who have often been told to take a back seat in eating disorder treatment--can and must play a key role in recovery. Whether pursuing family-based treatment or other options, parents learn specific, doable steps for monitoring their teen's eating and exercise habits, managing mealtimes, ending weight related power struggles, and collaborating successfully with health care providers"--

Treating Bulimia in Adolescents

Author: Daniel Le Grange
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 9781593854140
Format: PDF, Kindle
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An indispensable clinical resource, this groundbreaking book is the first treatment manual to focus specifically on adolescent bulimia nervosa. The authors draw on their proven approach to treating anorexia nervosa in the family context and adapt it to the unique needs of this related yet distinct clinical population. Evidence-based strategies are presented for helping the whole family collaborate to bring dysfunctional eating behaviors under control, while also addressing co-occurring psychological problems and parent–child relationship conflicts. Highly practical, the book shows exactly how to carry out this time-limited therapy and what to do when problems arise. Special features include annotated session transcripts and answers to frequently asked questions.

Treatment Manual for Anorexia Nervosa Second Edition

Author: James Lock
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1462506801
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This indispensable manual presents the leading empirically supported treatment approach for adolescents with anorexia nervosa (AN). What sets family-based treatment apart is the central role played by parents and siblings throughout therapy. The book gives practitioners a clear framework for mobilizing parents to promote their child's weight restoration and healthy eating; improving parent-child relationships; and getting 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.*Clarifies key concepts and techniques.*Chapter on emerging directions in training and treatment dissemination.*Many new clinical strategies.

Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Author: Daniel Le Grange
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1609184939
Format: PDF
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Bringing together leading authorities, this comprehensive volume integrates the best current knowledge and treatment approaches for eating disorders in children and adolescents. The book reveals how anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and other disorders present differently developmentally and explains their potentially far-reaching impact on psychological, physical, and neurobiological development. It provides guidelines for developmentally sound assessment and diagnosis, with attention to assessment challenges unique to this population. Detailed descriptions of evidence-based therapies are illustrated with vivid case examples. Promising directions in prevention are also addressed. A special chapter offers a parent's perspective on family treatment.

Skills based Learning for Caring for a Loved One with an Eating Disorder

Author: Janet Treasure
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134083904
Format: PDF, ePub
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Skills-based Learning for Caring for a Loved One with an Eating Disorder equips carers with the skills and knowledge needed to support and encourage those suffering from an eating disorder, and to help them to break free from the traps that prevent recovery. Through a coordinated approach, this book offers information alongside detailed techniques and strategies, which aim to improve professionals' and home carers' ability to build continuity and consistency of support for their loved ones. The authors use evidence-based research and personal experience, as well as practical support skills, to advise the reader on a number of difficult areas in caring for someone with an eating disorder. These include: working towards positive change through good communications skills developing problem solving skills building resilience managing difficult behaviour. This book is essential reading for both professionals and families involved in the care and support of anyone with an eating disorder. It will enable the reader to use the skills, information and insight gained to help change eating disorder symptoms.

Helping Your Child Overcome an Eating Disorder

Author: Bethany A. Teachman
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 1608827224
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book, written by the experts at the Yale University Center for Eating and Weight Disorders, offers you concrete strategies you can use at home to facilitate and support your child's recovery from an eating disorder. Between 5 and 10 million people between the ages of twelve and twenty suffer from either anorexia or bulimia. This comprehensive workbook offers help to you and your family when one of your of children is struggling with an eating disorder. The book is also a powerful tool for professionals who work with adolescents and teenagers suffering from these disorders.

My Kid Is Back

Author: June Alexander
Publisher: Melbourne Univ. Publishing
ISBN: 9780522859263
Format: PDF
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When a child develops anorexia nervosa, parents often don't know where to turn for help. My Kid Is Back offers hope and encouragement for parents in fighting this eating disorder. Based on the Maudsley Approach, a successful family-based treatment, this book gives parents techniques for taking charge of the illness and helping their child move on with their lives. This is a practical guide that provides a fuller understanding of anorexia nervosa and information about where to go for help. It also features the stories of ten families who describe how they coped and the journeys they have made in beating the illness.

Family Based Treatment for Restrictive Eating Disorders

Author: Sarah Forsberg
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351252003
Format: PDF, ePub
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Family Based Treatment for Restrictive Eating Disorders unpacks some of the most common dilemmas providers face in implementation of Family Based Treatment (FBT) across the spectrum of restrictive eating disorders. Directed towards advanced clinicians and supervisors, this manual is rooted in the assumption that true fidelity requires ongoing self-reflection and an understanding of the nuances involved in translating manualized interventions into rich clinical practice. Combining the key tenets of FBT with the best practices in supervision, it provides a framework to support each phase of the treatment process. Each chapter contains a wealth of resources, including clinical vignettes, a treatment fidelity measure, and other useful tools to assist both supervisors and advanced clinicians in becoming expert FBT practitioners.

Eating Disorders

Author: Rachel Bryant-Waugh
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135446342
Format: PDF, ePub
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Eating problems in children and teenagers are very common. Yet myths about the problem abound and it can be very difficult to separate the facts from popular beliefs; unusual or disturbed eating patterns can be understandably bewildering and distressing for parents. Whatever aspect of your child's eating behaviour is causing you concern, this book will help you understand some of the more common reasons why problems arise, and will give you advice on what you and others can do to manage the situation. Written by experienced clinicians, this new edition of Eating Disorders: A Parents' Guide is dedicated to clarifying the subject of eating disorders. Combining an accessible and straightforward introduction to the subject with practical advice, this book represents the first step towards diagnosis and treatment. Case-studies are used to help parents to understand their children's experiences of this complex and challenging subject and sensitive advice is offered on a range of issues, including: how to identify a complete range of eating difficulties how to approach specific problems where to seek help and treatment. This book will be welcomed by anyone who is concerned about the eating habits of their children and will be invaluable to professionals working with those suffering from eating disorders.

When Your Child Has an Eating Disorder

Author: Abigail H. Natenshon
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 9780787945787
Format: PDF, ePub
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When Your Child has an Eating Disorder is the first hands-on workbook to help parents successfully intervene when they suspect their child has an eating disorder. This step-by-step guide is filled with self-tests, questions and answers, journaling and role playing exercises, and practical resources that give parents the insight they need to understand eating disorders and their treatment, recognize symptoms in their child, and work with their child toward recovery. This excellent and effective resource is one therapists can feel confident about recommending to patients.