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New Insights into the Prevention and Treatment of Bulimia Nervosa

Edited by Phillipa Hay

Western Sydney University, Australia

Bulimia nervosa and eating disorders are common cause of distress and health related burden for young women and men. Despite major advances over the past three decades many patients come late to treatment and find that the therapy is incompletely addressed to the complex psychopathology and co-morbidities of the illness. The present book brings timely and contemporary understandings of bulimia nervosa to aid in current thinking regarding prevention and treatment. It will be read by therapists interested in enhancing their current approaches and those interested in earlier and more effective prevention and closing the gap between illness onset and accessing treatment. They will find practical guidance but also new ideas and ways of thinking about bulimia nervosa and the illness experience in this book.

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New Insights into the Prevention and Treatment of Bulimia NervosaEdited by Phillipa Hay

Published: October 5th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/805

ISBN: 978-953-307-767-3

Copyright year: 2011

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31050 Total Chapter Downloads

2 Crossref Citations

5 Web of Science Citations

9 Dimensions Citations

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1. Interpersonal Problems in People with Bulimia Nervosa and the Role of Interpersonal Psychotherapya

By Jon Arcelus, Debbie Whight and Michelle Haslam

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2. Application of Psychodrama and Object Relations Psychotherapy – An Integrated Approach to the Treatment of Bulimia Nervosa Based on Selected Elements of the Theory and the Author’s Own Experience

By Bernadetta Izydorczyk

2038

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3. Gastrointestinal Aspects of Bulimia Nervosa

By Elena Lionetti, Mario La Rosa, Luciano Cavallo and Ruggiero Francavilla

4755

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4. Treatment Strategies for Eating Disorders in Collegiate Athletics

By Kendra Ogletree-Cusaac and Toni M. Torres-McGehee

2811

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5. Practical Screening Methods for Eating Disorders for Collegiate Athletics

By Toni M. Torres-McGehee and Kendra Olgetree-Cusaac

1178

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6. Targeted Prevention in Bulimic Eating Disorders: Randomized Controlled Trials of a Mental Health Literacy and Self-Help Intervention

By Phillipa Hay, Jonathan Mond, Petra Buttner, Susan Paxton, Bryan Rodgers, Frances Quirk and Diane Kancijanic

1326

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7. Bulimia Nervosa and Dissatisfaction of Adolescent’s Body Shape

By Alice Maria de Souza-Kaneshima and Edilson Nobuyoshi Kaneshima

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8. The Quality of Depressive Experience as a Prognostic Factor in Eating Disorders

By Mario Speranza, Anne Revah-Levy, Elisabetta Canetta, Maurice Corcos and Frederic Atger

2093

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9. Bulimia Nervosa and Personality: A Review

By Ignacio Jáuregui Lobera

5144

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10. A Psychological Profile of the Body Self Characteristics in Women Suffering from Bulimia Nervosa

By Bernadetta Izydorczyk

1626

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11. Physical Activity and Exercise in Bulimia Nervosa: The Two-Edged Sword

By Solfrid Bratland-Sanda

2460

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12. Personality and Coping in Groups With and Without Bulimic Behaviors

By Tomaz Renata and Zanini Daniela S

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