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Eating Disorders

A Paradigm of the Biopsychosocial Model of Illness

Despite the relevance of eating disorders in the past years, the pure core of these mental disorders remains unknown. In this regard, it is not a surprise that the biopsychosocial model is the best way to go forward in order to understand and to improve the different approaches, biological (mainly neurobiological), psychological, and social, in managing these disorders. Eating disorders are frequent pathologies, many times severe and often devastating for patients and their families. Biological, psychological, and social factors are always involved in these disorders, and knowledge about the influence of these factors helps us to better understand eating disorders. This book includes different studies about main topics of eating disorders and is useful for psychologists, doctors and others interested in this disorder.

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Eating DisordersA Paradigm of the Biopsychosocial Model of IllnessEdited by Ignacio Jáuregui Lobera

Published: February 1st 2017

DOI: 10.5772/62610

ISBN: 978-953-51-2900-4

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2899-1

Copyright year: 2017

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1. Eating Disorders as New Forms of Addiction

By Francisco J. Vaz-Leal, María I. Ramos-Fuentes, Laura Rodríguez- Santos and M. Cristina Álvarez-Mateos

524

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2. Neuropsychological Functioning in Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa

By Nayelli Alvarado Sánchez and Cecilia Silva Gutiérrez

448

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3. Neurobiology and the Changing Face of Eating Disorder Treatment: Healing the Eating Disordered Brain

By Abigail H. Natenshon

717

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4. Oral Implications of Eating Disorders

By Aurea Lumbau and Giovanni Spano

458

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5. Anxiety and Eating Disorders in Adult Women

By Annie Aimé, Tanya Guitard and Lise Grousseaud

426

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6. Eating Disorders with Comorbidity Anxiety Disorders

By Cicek Hocaoglu

689

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7. The Patient’s Perspective: Exploring Factors that Contribute to Recovery from Eating Disorders

By Fragiskos Gonidakis and Dafni-Alexandra Karapavlou

523

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8. Growing Up in Pain: Anorexia Nervosa and Family Therapy in a Chinese Context

By Joyce L.C. Ma

547

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9. Eating Disorders: A Treatment Apart. The Unique Use of the Therapist's Self in the Treatment of Eating Disorders

By Abigail H. Natenshon

545

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10. EMDR in Anorexia Nervosa: From a Theoretical Framework to the Treatment Guidelines

By Maria Zaccagnino, Cristina Civilotti, Martina Cussino, Chiara Callerame and Isabel Fernandez

925

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11. The Body in Movement: A Clinical Approach

By Michel Probst and Jolien Diedens

603

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12. Communication Challenges Within Eating Disorders: What People Say and What Individuals Hear

By Martha Peaslee Levine

571

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