Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimic Disorders - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080327044, 9781483190891

Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimic Disorders

1st Edition

Current Perspectives

Editors: G.I. Szmukler P. D. Slade P. Harris
eBook ISBN: 9781483190891
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1986
Page Count: 540
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Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimic Disorders: Current Perspectives covers the proceedings of Conference on Anorexia Nervosa and Related Disorders. The book presents 60 papers that cover various aspects that are essential in understanding the nature of eating disorders. The materials in the text are organized thematically into sections. The book first covers the historical aspects, and then proceeds to tackling the classification of eating disorders. The succeeding sections detail the different aspects of eating disorders, such as epidemiological, biological, familial, psychological, and clinical. The selection also discusses the treatment, outcome, and prognosis of eating disorders. The book will be of great use to students, researchers, and practitioners of health related disciplines.

Table of Contents

Historical Aspects

Richard Morton, 1637-1698, Limner of Anorexia Nervosa: His Life and Times—A Tercentenary Essay

Ascetic Ideals and Anorexia Nervosa

Archival Exploration of Anorexia Nervosa

The Changing Nature Of Anorexia Nervosa: An Introduction to the Conference


Review: Classification of the Eating Disorders

Subgroups of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia: Validity and Utility

Similarities Among Bulimic Groups Selected by Different Weights and Weight Histories

The Significance of the Neurotic Symptoms of Bulimia Nervosa

Epidemiological Aspects

Review: The Epidemiology of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia

Patterns of Care of Anorexia Nervosa

The Prevalence of Binge-Eating and Bulimia in 1063 College Students

Anorexia Nervosa in Glasgow

Social Class as a Confounding Variable in the Eating Attitudes Test

The Implications of Anorexia Nervosa in A Ballet School

Anorexia Nervosa in American Blacks

Biological Aspects

Review: Neurobiological Aspects of Feeding Disorders

Dexamethasone Suppression and Energy Balance: A Study of Anorexic Patients

Gastrointestinal Hormones in Anorexia Nervosa

The TRH Test in Bulimia and Anorexia Nervosa: A Controlled Study

Anorexia Nervosa and the Adrenal: The Effect of Weight Gain

Evaluation of Growth in Anorexia Nervosa From Serial Measurements

The Neuronal Basis of Compulsive Behavior in Anorexia Nervosa

Familial Aspects

A Controlled Family Study of Anorexia Nervosa

Family Structure and Birth Order of Patients with Anorexia Nervosa

Psychological Aspects

Review: A Review of Body-Image Studies in Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa

Psychological Correlates of Weight Gain in Patients with Anorexia Nervosa

Symbolic Functioning in Anorexia Nervosa

Satiety Responses in Eating Disorders

The Discriminative Value of Psychological Characteristics in Anorexia Nervosa

Clinical and Psychometric Comparison between Anorexia Nervosa Patients, Ballet Dancers and Controls

Personal Constructs in Anorexia

Empirical Assessment Of Identity in Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa

Anorexia Nervosa in the Male

Anorexic Syndromes in the Male

Anorexia Nervosa in the Male: Clinical Features and Follow-up of Nine Patients

Factors Affecting Prognosis in Male Anorexics


Mood and Food: An Analysis of Bulimic Episodes

Controlling Weight by Purgation and Vomiting: A Comparative Study of Bulimics

Bulimia: Multivariate Predictors of Life Impairment

The Prediction of Relapse in Bulimia Nervosa

General Clinical Aspects

Adverse Sexual Experience in Childhood and Clinical Eating Disorders: A Preliminary Description

Premenarchal Anorexia Nervosa and Its Sequelae

Evaluation of Inpatient Treatment of Adolescent Anorexic Patients

Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia and Alcoholism—Association of Eating Disorder and Alcohol

Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia in Female Adolescents with Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus: A Systematic Study

Why Do Some Anorexics Steal? Personal, Social and Illness Factors


Review: A Treatment Approach to Anorexia Nervosa—25 Years on

Review: The Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa in Toronto

Review: Inpatient Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa: Some Research-Guided Changes

Review: Individual Psychotherapy for Anorexia Nervosa

Review: The Family Therapy of Anorexia Nervosa

Treatment of Eating Disorders: Winning the War Without Having to Do Battle

Correcting the Eating Disorder in Anorexia Nervosa

Review of a Group for Parents of Anorexics

Occupational Therapy in Anorexia Nervosa

Review: The Management of Bulimia Nervosa

Psychotherapy for Bulimia: A Controlled Study

Evaluating a Group Treatment for Bulimia

A Double-Blind Trial of Phenelzine in Bulimia

Outcome and Prognosis

Review: Outcome and Prognosis in Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia: Some Results of Previous Investigations, Compared with Those of a Swedish Long-Term Study

The Treatment and Outcome of Anorexia Nervosa in Adolescents: A Prospective Study and Five Year Follow-up

Death and Relapse in Anorexia Nervosa: Survival Analysis of 151 Cases



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About the Editor

G.I. Szmukler

P. D. Slade

P. Harris

Affiliations and Expertise

Unilever Research Laboratory, Colworth House, Sharnbrook, Bedford, UK.

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