Treatment Manual for Anorexia Nervosa, First Edition A Family-Based Approach

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-10-20
  • Publisher: The Guilford Press
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This manual provides an authoritative and detailed description of the Maudsley approach, the leading family-based treatment for adolescents with anorexia nervosa. Unique in its focus on mobilizing parents and siblings as a resource in treatment, the approach is ideal for short-term treatment and has demonstrated effectiveness in controlled clinical trials. Featuring session-by-sesion intervention guidelines and in-depth case illustrations, this book will enhance the clinical armamentaria of child and adolescent psychiatrists, psychologists, family therapists, and others working with patients with eating disorders.

Author Biography

James Lock, MD, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Child Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine. He is also the chief of psychiatric inpatient services at Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford.

Daniel le Grange, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Eating Disorders Program at the University of Chicago.

W. Stewart Agras, MD, is Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine.

Christopher Dare, MD, is a Reader in Psychotherapy and Head of the Section of Psychotherapy at the Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, at the Maudsley Hospital in London. He is also Consultant Psychiatrist to the Adolescent Eating Disorder Clinic, South London, and Maudsley NHS Trust.

Table of Contents

Introduction and Background Information on Anorexia Nervosa
Family Treatment for Anorexia Nervosa
Phase I: Initial Evaluation and Setting Up Treatment
Session 1: The First Face-to-Face Meeting
Session 1 in Action
Session 2: The Family Meal
Session 2 in Action
The Remainder of Phase I (Sessions 3-10)
Session 8 in Action
Beginning Phase II: Helping the Adolescent Eat on Her Own (Sessions 11-16)
Phase II in Action
Starting Phase III: Adolescent Issues (Sessions 17-20)
Phase III in Action
Summary of a Completed Case
References 257(8)
Index 265

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