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Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Eating Disorders
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This book provides the first comprehensive guide to the practice of "enhanced" cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT-E), the leading empirically supported treatment for eating disorders. Written with the practitioner in mind, the book demonstrates how this transdiagnostic approach can be used with the full range of eating disorders seen in clinical practice. Christopher Fairburn and colleagues describe in detail how to tailor CBT-E to the needs of individual patients, and how to adapt it for adolescents and patients who require hospitalization. Also addressed are frequently encountered co-occurring disorders and how to manage them. Reproducible appendices feature the latest versions of the Eating Disorder Examination interview and questionnaire.


Introduction. Fairburn, This Book and How to Use It. Fairburn, Eating Disorders: The Transdiagnostic View and the Cognitive Behavioral Theory. Fairburn, Cooper, Shafran, Enhanced Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Eating Disorders (CBT-E): An Overview. Fairburn, Cooper, Waller, The Patients: Their Assessment, Preparation for Treatment and Medical Management. Fairburn, Cooper, Shafran, Bohn, Hawker, Murphy, Straebler, Enhanced Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Eating Disorders: The Core Protocol. Starting Well. Achieving Early Change. Taking Stock and Designing the Rest of Treatment. Shape Concern. Shape Checking. Feeling Fat and Mindsets. Dietary Restraint, Dietary Rules and Controlling Eating. Events, Moods and Eating. Underweight and Under-eating. Ending Well. Adaptations of CBT-E. Fairburn, Cooper, Shafran, Bohn, Hawker, Clinical Perfectionism, Core Low Self-esteem and Interpersonal Problems. Cooper, Stewart, CBT-E and the Younger Patient. Grave, Bohn, Hawker, Fairburn, Inpatient, Day Patient and Two Forms of Outpatient CBT-E. Fairburn, Cooper, Waller, 'Complex Cases' and Comorbidity. Postscript. Fairburn, Looking Forward. Appendices. Fairburn, Cooper, O'Connor, Appendix A: Eating Disorder Examination (16.0D). Fairburn, Beglin, Appendix B: Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire (EDE-Q6.0). Bohn, Fairburn, Appendix C: Clinical Impairment Assessment Questionnaire (CIA 3.0).


ISBN-13: 9781606237670
Publisher: Taylor & Francis (Guilford Publications)
Publication date: May, 2008
Pages: 324
Dimensions: 174.00 x 246.00 x 30.00

Subcategories: Eating Disorders, Psychology, Psychotherapy