Give Food a Chance
320 pages, 6 x 9
Release Date:21 Mar 2015

Give Food a Chance

A New View on Childhood Eating Disorders

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Drawing on over a decade's experience as director of The KartiniClinic, Julie O'Toole offers a fresh perspective on childhoodeating disorders and invaluable insights for parents and professionals.Describing the philosophy behind The Kartini Clinic'sworld-renowned treatment protocol, O'Toole presents compellingevidence that childhood eating disorders have a neurological ratherthan a psycho-social basis, and explains what this means for treatment.She describes what patients and families can expect from treatment,signs, and symptoms indicating the need for hospitalization, TheKartini Clinic's ground-breaking Meal Plan and approach to'capping' weight gain, and advice on how to recognise arelapse.
Julie O'Toole, MD, MPH CEDS is founder and ChiefMedical Officer of Kartini Clinic for Disordered Eating in Portland,Oregon. She is a board certified pediatrician and has been in privatepediatric practice for more than two decades. She is a member of theAcademy for Eating Disorders (AED), the American Academy of Pediatrics,the Society for Adolescent Medicine, NEDA (National Eating DisordersAssociation), and a certified IAEDEP provider. She also has amaster's degree in public health (international health).
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