Eating Disorders Sourcebook, 3rd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0780812050
  • ISBN-13: 9780780812055
  • DDC: 616.85
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 583 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released June 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Eating Disorders Sourcebook provides basic consumer health information about anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and other eating disorders and related concerns, such as compulsive exercise, female athlete triad, the abuse of laxatives and diet pills, and body dysmorphic disorder. It explains the factors that put people at risk for developing eating disorders, and it discusses their adverse health affects and the methods used to prevent, diagnose, and treat them. Tips for determining a healthy weight and promoting self-esteem and a positive body image are also included, along with guidelines for safe weight loss and exercise, and a glossary of terms related to eating disorders, and a list of resources for further information.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: What Are Eating Disorders?.
2: Eating Disorders: A Statistical Overview.
3: Normal Eating, Disordered Eating, and Eating Disorders.
4: Do You Have a Healthy Relationship with Food?.
5: What Is Normal Eating?.
6: Emotional Eating.
7: Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders: What's the Difference?.
8: How Are Eating Disorders and Obesity Related?.
9: Understanding Eating Disorders.
10: Basic Facts about Eating Disorders.
11: The Four Main Categories of Eating Disorders.
12: Binge Eating Disorder.
13: What Is Binge Eating Disorder?.
14: Study Shows Binge Eating Disorder Is More Common than Other Eating Disorders.
15: Anorexia Nervosa.
16: Bulimia Nervosa.
17: Diet Pill, Diuretic, Ipecac, and Laxative Abuse.
18: Female Athlete Triad.
19: Orthorexia.
20: Pica and Rumination Disorder.
21: Pica.
22: Rumination Disorder.
23: Sleep Eating.
24: Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (EDNOS).
25: Disorders Often Accompanying Eating Disorders.
26: Body Dysmorphic Disorder.
27: Compulsive Exercise.
28: Risk Factors for Eating Disorders.
29: Who Develops Eating Disorders?.
30: Factors that Increase Risk for Eating Disorders.
31: Why Are Women Diagnosed with Eating Disorders More Often than Men?.
32: Eating Disorders in Youth and Young Adults.
33: Eating Disorders in Young Children.
34: Eating Disorders and Adolescents: Research Facts and Findings.
35: Eating Disorders: Information for Adults Who Care about Teens.
36: Eating Disorders among College Students.
37: Eating Disorders in Men.
38: How Eating Disorders Affect Males.
39: Strategies for Prevention and Early Intervention in Male Eating Disorders.
40: Eating Disorders in Pregnancy.
41: Eating Disorders in Older Adults.
42: Elder Eating Disorders: A Surprising New Challenge.
43: Identifying Eating Disorders in the Elderly.
44: Eating Disorders in Athletes.
45: Athletes and Eating Disorders: What Coaches, Parents, and Teammates Need to Know.
46: Identifying Eating Disorders in Athletes.
47: Preventing Eating Disorders in Athletes: Tips for Coaches.
48: Eating Disorders among Other Specific Populations.
49: Eating Disorders among Gays, Lesbians, and Bisexuals.
50: Eating Disorders in Minority Populations.
51: Problems Frequently Co-Occurring with Eating Disorders.
52: Eating Disorders and Anxiety Disorders.
53: Eating Disorders and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
54: Eating Disorders and Depression.
55: Eating Disorders and Diabetes.
56: Eating Disorders and Self-Harm.
57: Eating Disorders and Sexual Abuse.
58: Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse.
59: Causes of Eating Disorders.
60: Identifying and Understanding the Causes of Eating Disorders.
61: What Causes Eating Disorders?.
62: Altered Sense of Taste in Women with Anorexia Gives Clues to Causes of Eating Disorders.
63: Genetics and Anorexia.
64: Impaired Brain Activity Underlies Impulsive Behaviors in Bulimia.
65: Body Image and Eating Disorders.
66: Facts about Body Image and Eating Disorders.
67: Fostering Healthy Body Image.
68: Environmental Factors in Eating Disorder Development.
69: Sociocultural and Psychological Factors in Eating Disorders.
70: Eating Disorders as Adaptive Functions.
71: Bullying and the Link to Eating Disorders.
72: Boundary Invasion as a Cause of Eating Disorders.
73: The Media and Eating Disorders.
74: Media Influence and Eating Disorders.
75: Pro–Eating Disorder Websites.
76: Medical Complications of Eating Disorders.
77: Overview of Medical Complications of Eating Disorders.
78: Medical Symptoms and Complications Associated with Anorexia.
79: Symptoms and Complications of Binge Eating Disorder and Bulimia.
80: Complications Associated with Binge Eating Disorder.
81: Medical Symptoms and Complications Associated with Bulimia.
82: Eating Disorders and Infertility, Pregnancy, and Breastfeeding.
83: Eating Disorders and Oral Health.
84: Eating Disorders and Osteoporosis.
85: Recognizing and Treating Eating Disorders.
86: Recognizing Eating Disorder Warning Signs.
87: Physiological Symptoms and Warning Signs.
88: Behavioral Warning Signs.
89: Confronting a Person with an Eating Disorder.
90: How to Approach a Loved One.
91: How to Approach Your Student: A Guide for Teachers.
92: What to Do When You Think Your Friend Has an Eating Disorder.
93: Diagnosing Eating Disorders.
94: Identifying Eating Disorders.
95: Suggested Medical Tests in Diagnosing Eating Disorders.
96: Choosing an Eating Disorders Treatment Facility or Therapist.
97: Steps in Choosing the Right Treatment Facility.
98: Finding a Therapist.
99: Questions to Ask When Considering Treatment Options.
100: Encountering Treatment Resistance.
101: Determining the Type of Treatment Needed.
102: Levels of Care.
103: Types of Therapy.
104: Psychotherapeutic Approaches for Eating Disorders.
105: Psychotherapy and Eating Disorders.
106: Your Teen and Cognitive Behavior Therapy.
107: Family Therapy: An Overview.
108: Psychotherapeutic Approaches for Bulimia.
109: Family Involvement Is Key to Helping Teens with Bulimia.
110: Psychological Approaches for Anorexia.
111: Online Intervention May Be Helpful for College Women at Risk for Eating Disorders.
112: Pharmacotherapy: Medications for Eating Disorders.
113: Nutritional Support: A Key Component of Eating Disorders Treatment.
114: Recovery from an Eating Disorder.
115: Defining What It Means to Be “Recovered”.
116: Self-Soothing Skills: Essential for Recovery.
117: Overcoming Negative Thoughts.
118: Relapse Prevention.
119: Insurance Coverage for Eating Disorders Treatment.
120: Living with Someone Who Has an Eating Disorder.
121: Preventing Eating Disorders and Achieving a Healthy Weight.
122: Eating Disorder Prevention.
123: What Can You Do to Help Prevent Eating Disorders?.
124: Ten Things Parents Can Do to Help Prevent Eating Disorders.
125: Promoting Positive Self-Esteem.
126: What Is Self-Esteem?.
127: Building Self-Esteem: A Self-Help Guide.
128: Developing Your Child's Self-Esteem.
129: Promoting a Healthy Body Image.
130: What Is Body Image?.
131: Ten Steps to Positive Body Image.
132: Promoting Positive Body Image in Children: A Guide for Parents.
133: The Link between Parents' and Kids' Body Image.
134: Body Image During Pregnancy: Loving Your Body at All Stages.
135: Determining a Healthy Weight.
136: How to Assess Your Weight.
137: Should I Gain Weight?.
138: Are You Overweight?.
139: Weight Cycling: An Unhealthy Pattern.
140: Maintaining Your Weight.
141: Maintaining a Healthy Weight: Balancing Calories.
142: Helping Children Maintain a Healthy Weight.
143: Weight Gain Guidelines.
144: Restoring Normal Weight.
145: Weight Gain Tips for Athletes.
146: Healthy Weight Loss Guidelines.
147: Why Do People Diet?.
148: Why Diets Don't Work.
149: Weight Management Myths.
150: Tips for Losing Weight Safely.
151: Choosing a Safe and Successful Weight-Loss Program.
152: When Dieting Becomes Dangerous.
153: Is Dieting Ok for Kids?.
154: Guidelines for Healthy Eating.
155: Components of a Balanced Diet: What Teens and Families Need.
156: How Much Food Should I Eat? A Guide to Portion Size.
157: How to Read Food Labels.
158: Benefits of Healthy Eating.
159: Winning Nutrition for Athletes.
160: The Importance of Family Meals.
161: Guidelines for Healthy Exercise.
162: Physical Activity for a Healthy Weight.
163: Benefits of Exercise.
164: How to Know When a Young Athlete's Exercise Is a Problem.
165: Coping with Holidays and Food-Related Challenges.
166: Additional Help and Information.
167: Glossary of Terms Related to Eating Disorders.
168: Directory of Eating Disorder Resources.