Description - Eating and Weight Disorders by Carlos M. Grilo
Eating disorders refer to a range of problems characterized by abnormal eating behaviours and beliefs about eating, weight, and shape. Eating disorders, which are classified as psychiatric problems, and obesity, which is classified as a general medical condition, reflect a diverse and perplexing array of biological, social, and psychological phenomena. Beginning with a comprehensive overview of eating and weight disorders, this volume also covers: * anorexia nervosa * bulimia nervosa * atypical eating disorders and binge eating disorders * obesity. Including the most up-to-date research, Carlos Grilo provides a balanced and authoritative overview of current thinking in the fields of eating disorders and obesity with broad yet in-depth coverage of the areas. This highly readable book is an indispensable resource to students and professionals in clinical psychology, health psychology, and psychiatry.
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Psychology Press Ltd
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Author Biography - Carlos M. Grilo
Carlos Grilo is Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Eating Disorders and Obesity Research Program at Yale University School of Medicine.