Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Eating Disorders: A by Glenn Waller, Helen Cordery, Emma Corstorphine, Hendrik

By Glenn Waller, Helen Cordery, Emma Corstorphine, Hendrik Hinrichsen, Rachel Lawson, Victoria Mountford, Katie Russell

This publication describes the applying of cognitive behavioural ideas to sufferers with a variety of consuming issues - it covers people with effortless difficulties and people with extra advanced stipulations or co-morbid states. The booklet takes a hugely pragmatic view. it's in response to the broadcast facts, yet stresses the significance of individualized, principle-based scientific paintings. It describes the recommendations in the widest medical context, to be used around the age variety and from referral to discharge. through the textual content, the hyperlinks among conception and perform are highlighted to be able to tension the significance of the versatile software of talents to every new scenario. Case stories and pattern dialogs are hired to illustrate the rules in motion and the publication concludes with a suite of helpful handouts for sufferers and different instruments. This booklet can be crucial analyzing for all these operating with eating-disordered sufferers together with psychologists, psychiatrists, nurses, counsellors, dieticians, and occupational therapists.

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27 Section II Core clinical skills for use in CBT with the eating disorders In this section, we address skills that are generic to work in the eating disorders. These include: • Assessment • Motivation • Applying dietary and nutritional knowledge • Case formulation • Dealing with therapy-interfering behaviors • Planning homework • Dealing with the stress inherent in working with such cases. We also consider skills that are more specific to CBT as applied to the eating disorders, including: • Agenda setting • Psychoeducation • Diary keeping • Weighing the patient (as an example of identifying and focusing on a key behavioral target and clinical outcome) • Working with the therapeutic relationship.

Russell, 1979). The only other such category to receive such attention has been binge eating disorder, which is categorized as one of the atypical eating disorders, or eating disorders not otherwise specified (EDNOS; American Psychiatric Association, 1994). However, existing diagnostic schemes are of limited utility to the clinician. , Fairburn & Harrison, 2003). , 2003). While it can be important to understand what is meant by diagnostic labels, we find that the most effective clinical approach is to focus on cognitions, emotions and physical states that relate to the individual’s restrictive and bulimic behaviors.

Fluid intake, as they may be putting themselves at risk of physical health problems secondary to dehydration (especially in the case of frequent vomiting and laxative use) or excessive fluid intake. • Any foods that are specifically avoided, and the reasons for this avoidance. The patient may state they have specific food allergies or intolerances, although the validity of this can be hard to establish until the eating disorder has been resolved. • Rituals around food and the reasons for this behavior.

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