Most eating disordered patients believe themselves to be experts on the subject of nutrition, therefore the job of effective patient counseling becomes even more challenging. This book presents both nutritional and physiological information in a thoroughly detailed manner. The compilation of concepts, techniques, and alternatives makes the book unique in style and content. Addressing the food, weight, and nutrition issues that must be tackled in the treatment of eating disordered individuals, this text will give professionals the necessary information for effective patient counseling.
Table of Contents
Part I: Methods. Basic Nutrition Counseling. Advanced Nutrition Counseling. Nutrition Education. Part II: Food Management. Food Planning. Food Plan Template. Self-monitoring. Part III: Interventions. Weight Management. Managing Weight Restoration. Managing Binge Eating. Managing Purging. Exercise Management. Special Issues. Afterword. Appendix. References
"This book provides an avenue by which clinicians can access current techniques regarding the care of clients with eating disorders. It is much needed and undoubtedly will impact quality of care." -- Doody's Review, Neva L. Crogan, Ph.D., APRN, BC, University of Arizona College of Nursing
"...absolutely spectacular.This volume is a goldmine for professionals in all fields, novices to experts, who treat patients with eating disorders. It combines a sophisticated review of the literature, the integration of current advances in treatment, the wisdom of an experienced clinician, and an array of practical tools and techniques. A much needed and invaluable book." -- Diane Mickley, MD, Co-president, National Eating Disorders Association & Founder and Director of the Wilkins Center for Eating Disorders in Greenwich, CT
"Marcia Herrin details nutrition-focused strategies in the treatment of eating disorders in the most comprehensive work on the topic published to date...The author combines her extensive personal and professional experience with exhaustive support from the literature for her refreshingly functional suggestions in an easy to read style and format...This book should be required reading for any professional interested in eating disorders..." -- Richard Kreipe, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Rochester
"The book is well referenced and very readable. Herrin provides a particularly thorough body of information on the dilemmas faced by clients and strategies to use to deal with these. She provides the practitioner with insights into understanding the person with an eating disorder and how to increase confidence in providing nutritional guidance, education and support. For these reasons, it is a valuable and recommended resource." -- Megan Lorimer, Nutrition & Dietetics, The Journal of the Dietitians Association of Australia