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Updates in Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa

Ignacio Jáuregui-Lobera

Pablo de Olavide University

One of the pioneers of the interdisciplinary treatment of eating disorders in Spain. The researcher focused on the neuropsychology of eating disorders and psychometrics. He is an Academician of the Royal Academies of Medicine in Seville and Valladolid (Spain) and an editorial board member for several International Journals.


Neuroscientist versed in brain health. Concerned about the healthy growth of the adolescent brain and the prevention of eating disorders. Since 2017 he has been the coordinator of the Scientific Council of the Spanish Storytelling Association (ASEST).


Neuropsychology Anorexia Nervosa Bulimia Nervosa Family Influence Eating Habits Imitation Adolescence Social Networks Emotional Communication Histories Storytelling

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American Psychiatric Association defines eating disorders as behavioral conditions characterized by severe and persistent disturbance in eating behaviors and associated distressing thoughts and emotions. They can be very serious conditions affecting physical, psychological, and social function. Types of eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and others.

The current book aims to offer some new aspects related to anorexia and bulimia nervosa. Bearing in mind that it is impossible to display all the facets of these disorders, we have chosen some of those which nowadays seem to be relevant. In this regard, we focus on some neuropsychological aspects, the role of "modern" families in eating disorders, the influence of social networks, mainly among adolescents, and the beautiful tool named storytelling, which facilitates the relationship between patients and therapists as well as between families and therapists during the therapeutic process. The book aims to be a new approach to some factors which could be involved in the prevention and treatment of eating disorders.

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Ignacio Jáuregui-Lobera

Pablo de Olavide University

Ignacio Jáuregui-Lobera MD, PsyD, MSc is Director of the Behavioral Science Institute (Seville, Spain) and Associate Professor at Pablo de Olavide University (Seville, Spain). He is the director of the postgraduate course in Eating Disorders and Obesity at the same university. Dr. Jáuregui-Lobera developed his career as a psychiatrist, family practitioner, and psychologist, working in the field of eating disorders and obesity since 1993. He is author of several books and book chapters and more than 100 scientific articles. He is Academician of the Royal Academies of Medicine in Seville and Valladolid (Spain) and an editorial board member for several International Journals.

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