The Essential Handbook of Eating Disorders

by Janet Treasure, Ulrike Schmidt, Eric van Furth

This is a concise paperback version of the authoritative and comprehensive Handbook of Eating Disorders, Second Edition, focusing on the most practical elements from that volume. Ideal for the individual practitioner, this selection of chapters concentrates on the main therapeutic approaches in use, including cognitive behavioural treatments, interpersonal psychotherapy, family interventions, dialectical behaviour therapy and drug treatments.
Indispensable for those working in the eating disorders field, such as clinical psychologists, child psychologists, family therapists, psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, social workers and occupational therapists. The Essential Handbook of Eating Disorders will also be of interest to researchers, lecturers and those in training in the field.

  • Wiley; June 2005
  • ISBN: 9780470014776
  • Edition: 1
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  • Title: The Essential Handbook of Eating Disorders
  • Author: Janet Treasure (ed.); Ulrike Schmidt (ed.); Eric van Furth (ed.)
  • Imprint: Wiley

About The Author

Janet Treasure, Department of Psychiatry, Guys Hospital, London, United Kingdom
Professor Treasure is a psychiatrist who has specialised in the treatment of eating disorders for over 20 years. She trained with Professor Gerald Russell at the Maudsley hospital and the Institute of Psychiatry. The clinic provides treatment for a population of 2 million in south-east London and is a national referral centre. The unit is active in research and development.

Ulrike Schmidt, Section of Eating Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
Dr Ulrike Schmidt is a Consultant Psychiatrist in the Eating Disorders Unit at the Maudsley Hospital and Reader in Eating Disorders at the Institute of Psychiatry. Her research interests include all aspects of eating disorders, but in particular brief psychological and self-help treatments. She has co-authored two self-help books and accompanying clinicians' guides.

Eric van Furth, Robert-Fleury Stichting, national Centre for Eating Disorders, The Netherlands
Dr Eric van Furth is a psychologist-Psychotherapist in the National Centre for Eating Disorders at the Robert-Fleury Stichting (Robert-Fleury Foundation),  a general psychiatric hospital in Leidschendam, The Netherlands. he is Honorary Lecturer at the Department of Psychiatry of Leiden University and Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Psychiatry at St. George's Hospital Medical School, London (UK).