A Short Introduction to Understanding and Supporting Children and Young People with Eating Disorders
112 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2
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Release Date:21 Dec 2015
ISBN:9781849056274
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A Short Introduction to Understanding and Supporting Children and Young People with Eating Disorders

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
This easy-to-read guide presents all the vital information on a rangeof eating disorders: anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, selectiveeating, and avoidant and restrictive intake disorders. Each eatingdisorder is clearly defined, and the book covers their origins,characteristics and typical development, letting teachers and parentsknow what signs to look for. There is information on the specificproblems teachers and parents face, practical advice on how to helpyoung people, as well as information on available treatments. Anessential resource for teachers and parents of young people with eatingdisorders.
Lucy Watson is an assistant psychologist at GreatOrmond Street Hospital in London, UK. Bryan Lask is aprofessor emeritus of child and adolescent psychiatry at StGeorge's at the University of London, UK.
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