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Decoding Anorexia

Author : Carrie Arnold
ISBN : 9780415898676
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Decoding Anorexia is the first and only book to explain anorexia nervosa from a biological point of view. Its clear, user-friendly descriptions of the genetics and neuroscience behind the disorder is paired with first person descriptions and personal narratives of what biological differences mean to sufferers. Author Carrie Arnold, a trained scientist, science writer, and past sufferer of anorexia, speaks with clinicians, researchers, parents, other family members, and sufferers about the factors that make one vulnerable to anorexia, the neurochemistry behind the call of starvation, and why it's so hard to leave anorexia behind. She also addresses: • How environment is still important and influences behaviors • The characteristics of people at high risk for developing anorexia nervosa • Why anorexics find starvation “rewarding” • Why denial is such a salient feature, and how sufferers can overcome it Carrie also includes interviews with key figures in the field who explain their work and how it contributes to our understanding of anorexia. Long thought to be a psychosocial disease of fickle teens, this book alters the way anorexia is understood and treated and gives patients, their doctors, and their family members hope.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Author : Sheila Videbeck, PhD, RN
ISBN : 9781469833200
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Exploring the full psychiatric nursing curriculum, from theoretical foundations to interventions for commonly encountered disorders, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 6th Edition provides a practical focus on the skills and concepts students need for successful practice. Throughout the book, students have opportunities to practice specific nursing interventions, build therapeutic communication skills, and apply content within the framework of the nursing process. A study guide built into every chapter reinforces student learning and builds critical reasoning skills. The Sixth Edition is enhanced by new Best Practice boxes, new chapters, updated content, an increased focus on cultural considerations, a new design, and a new Psych Nursing Online Video Series that shows realistic patient scenarios and asks students to make decisions and answer questions about the video clip. In addition, the Sixth Edition is supported by online tools that cultivate deeper understanding and increased competency, including PrepU s adaptive quizzing and DocuCare, educational electronic health record software.

Eating Disorders

Author : Gregory Brent Williams
ISBN : UCAL:C3368222
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Eating Disorders And Cultures In Transition

Author : Mervat Nasser
ISBN : 9781134585243
Genre : Psychology
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Eating disorders: do they mark cultural transition? Eating disorders that were once viewed as exclusive to specific class and ethnic boundaries in western culture are now spreading worldwide. This issue is fully discussed in this groundbreaking volume. Eating Disorders and Cultures in Transition is written by an international group of authors to address the recent emergence of eating disorders in various areas of the world including countries in South America, Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe. It offers an in-depth analysis of the existing socio-cultural model arguing for the need to extend both our theoretical understanding and clinical work to account properly for this global phenomenon. Eating disorders are seen as reflecting sweeping changes in the social and political status of women in the majority of societies that are now undergoing rapid cultural transition. This multidisciplinary, multinational volume reflects wide-ranging, intellectually stimulating and frequently provocative viewpoints. It promises to be of great interest to medical and mental health professionals, public policy experts and all those watching for the processes of cultural transformation and their impact on mental health.

Current Issues In Clinical Psychology

Author : Eric Karas
ISBN : 9781461337218
Genre : Psychology
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In January 1980 a 'Refresher Course in Clinical Psychology' was held in Liverpool. The aim of the course was to apply a contemporary perspective to issues of significance and interest to clinical psychologists in Britain, and more specifically to afford the opportunity for past graduates in clinical psychology from Liverpool University to meet together to share their working experiences. Following the success of this event it was decided by the Mersey Regional Group of Clinical Psychologists to embark upon a long term project; The Annual Merseyside Course in Clinical Psychology, as a means to provide a post-qualification training forum for practitioners of clinical psychology and related profess ions. In the tradition of the refresher course, it was designed to impart to it~ delegates and to readers of this book, the most recent ideas in a variety of fields of enquiry within clinical practice and theory. The growing emphasis on post-qualification training from within the clinical psychology profession marks an important milestone in its development and the inception of this course reflects this growth by fulfilling its further purpose of providing a regular platform from which national and international innovations and developments can be presented and discussed.

The Psychoanalytic Study Of The Child Volumes 1 25

Author : Ruth S. Eissler
ISBN : 0300017782
Genre : Medical
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A prominent Russian politician who served as prime minister, foreign minister and head of foreign intelligence during the 1990s, Yevgeny Primakov has been part of all vital decisions on Russian domestic and foreign policy for the past two decades. His memoir is both an insider's account of post-perestroika Russian politics and a statement from a representative of the enlightened Russian establishment on their nation's relationship with America and the world. Providing behind-the-scenes information about government shake-ups in Moscow, the history of speculative privatisations, the formation of the new political and economic oligarchy and much more, this book will be an invaluable aid to political analysts, historians and anyone interested in Russia's recent past and future plans.

Handbook Of Psychological Assessment Case Conceptualization And Treatment Volume 1

Author : Michel Hersen
ISBN : 0470173564
Genre : Psychology
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Edited by recognized experts Michel Hersen and Johan Rosqvist, Handbook of Psychological Assessment, Case Conceptualization, and Treatment, Volume 1, Adults, is a thorough and practical reference for those working with adults. Bringing together the most current theories and evidence-based applications, chapters address issues of importance including ethics, medical issues, panic and agoraphobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder. Each chapter follows a structured format, opening with an overview of assessment, followed by case conceptualization, and, finally, recommended treatment.

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