Psychobiology and treatment of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa / [edited by] Katherine A. Halmi.

During the past 15 years, research on anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa has increased dramatically, providing empirical evidence for a more accurate classification schema of eating disorders. This book brings together the most recent clinical research concerning all facets of these distinct but i...

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Other Authors: Halmi, Katherine A.
Format: Book
Published: Washington, D.C. : American Psychiatric Press, [1992]
Edition:First edition.
Series:American Psychopathological Association series.
Table of Contents:
  • Sect. I. Epidemiology, Classification, and Diagnoses. 1. Historical Development / Joseph A. Silverman. 2. Are Eating Disorders Culture-Bound Syndromes? / Walter Vandereycken and Hans W. Hoek. 3. Classification and Diagnosis / Paul Garfinkel. 4. Family-Genetic Studies / Michael Strober
  • Sect. II. Eating Behavior. 5. Psychobiology of Eating Behaviour / Katherine A. Halmi
  • Sect. III. Longitudinal and Outcome Studies. 6. Analysis of Treatment Experience and Outcome From the Johns Hopkins Eating Disorders Program: 1975-1990 / Arnold E. Andersen. 7. Critique of Follow-Up Studies / L.K. George Hsu
  • Sect. IV. Neuroendocrinology, Neuropeptides, and Metabolism. 8. Neuroendocrine and Reproductive Function / Karl Martin Pirke, Elizabeth Philipp, Ulrich Schweiger, Andrew Broocks and Thomas Wilckens. 9. Neuropeptide Abnormalities / Walter H. Kaye. 10. Starvation-Related Endocrine Changes / Manfred M. Fichter. 11. Metabolic Changes / Madelyn H. Fernstrom, Theodore E. Weltzin and Walter H. Kaye
  • Sect. V. Family Studies. 12. Controlled Trials of Family Treatments in Anorexia Nervosa / Gerald F.M. Russell, Christopher Dare, Ivan Eisler and P. Daniel F. Le Grange. 13. Family Relationships / Laura Lynn Humphrey
  • Sect. VI. Treatment Studies. 14. Integration of Psychodynamic Concepts Into Psychotherapy / Regina C. Casper. 15. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in Treatment of Bulimia Nervosa / James E. Mitchell and Nancy C. Raymond. 16. Pharmacological Treatment / B. Timothy Walsh.