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books and articles by Carolyn
The Eating Disorder Sourcebook
3rd edition McGraw Hill - 2007 "Now available in Spanish"

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Carolyn Costin's The Eating Disorder Sourcebook is for patients, professionals, and families who suspect or know that an eating disorder is affecting their lives. This is a guide for recovery and what to expect for professionals, patients and families including excepts from patient's journals and transcribed therapy sessions. The Eating Disorder Sourcebook includes:
  • A chapter each on the current understanding of the sociocultural, psychological and biochemical causes of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder.

  • Special topic chapters on exercise addiction, medication, and medical management.

  • A chapter on varying populations such as males and younger and older cases.

  • The delineation of assessment and therapeutic techniques with how to and what to expect chapters on individual, group and family therapy.

  • How to get the right help and how to choose a therapists

  • Explanations of the variety of treatment options available: outpatient, inpatient, residential a review of The Monte Nido treatment program.

Spanish Version: Carolyn Costin's book The Eating Disorder Sourcebook has been translated into Spanish and is published by Editorial Diana in Mexico under the title "Anorexia, bulimia y otros trastornos de la alimentacion', ISBN 968-13-3504-X. At present, the place most likely to have it in stock is Nana's Book Warehouse in Calexico, CA. To order call 760- 357-6307 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). The cost is US$12.00 per copy, plus shipping.

The Eating Disorder Sourcebook: Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Disordered Eating Past And Present
Chapter 2 Not For Females Only
Chapter 3 Activity Disorder, Too Much/Little Of A Good Thing
Chapter 4 Sociocultural Influences on Eating, Weight and Shape
Chapter 5 Eating Disorder Behaviors Are Adaptive Functions
Chapter 6 Heredity And Biochemical Individuality
Chapter 7 Assessing The Situation
Chapter 8 Guidelines For Significant Others
Chapter 9 Treatment Philosophy And Approaches
Chapter 10 Individual Therapy; Putting The Eating Disorder Out Of A Job
Chapter 11 Sharing The Pain And The Promise In Group
Chapter 12 All In The Family
Chapter 13 Nutrition Education And Therapy
Chapter 14 Disordered Eating Past And Present
Chapter 15 Medical Management Of Anorexia Nervosa & Bulimia Nervosa
Chapter 16 When Outpatient Treatment Is Not Enough
Chapter 17 Increasing Awareness And Prevention
Appendix A Treatment Programs
Appendix B Resources