Integrated Treatment Of Eating Disorders: Beyond The Body Betrayed

Hardcover | March 11, 2008

byKathryn J Zerbe

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Kathryn Zerbe, after 25 years of in-the-trenches clinical work and award-winning instruction of psychotherapeutic principles, unravels the research behind eating disorders and presents hard and fast answers that practitioners can put to work with their clients. Zerbe’s approach is an integrated one, and one that emphasizes an amalgamation of interventions tailored to the needs of the patient.

Filled with clinical case examples from her own years in practice, sample dialogues, and easy-to-read tables and charts summarizing important clinical tips, Integrated Treatment of Eating Disorders is an invaluable resource for all mental health practitioners. It is the first book of its kind to tackle the complex issue of eating disorders in a way that is hands-on, practical, and applicable, offering clinicians real answers to essential questions so that they may more effectively and compassionately treat their clients.

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Kathryn Zerbe, after 25 years of in-the-trenches clinical work and award-winning instruction of psychotherapeutic principles, unravels the research behind eating disorders and presents hard and fast answers that practitioners can put to work with their clients. Zerbe’s approach is an integrated one, and one that emphasizes an amalgamat...

Kathryn J. Zerbe, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry at Oregon Health and Science University, and the author of the landmark eating disorder text, The Body Betrayed. She lectures nationally and internationally on issues pertaining to women’s mental health and practices psychiatry and psychoanalysis in Portland.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:22 pages, 9.5 × 6.44 × 1.28 inPublished:March 11, 2008Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0393704424

ISBN - 13:9780393704426

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Reading Kathryn Zerbe’s most recent work is like consulting with a wise and trusted supervisor. Extremely well written, comprehensive, engaging, and in many ways, validating, this is one of the most complete books on eating disorders that I have come across. — Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent PsychiatryIn this comprehensive book, Dr. Kathryn Zerbe provides guidance to clinicians by skillfully modeling an approach…informed by clinical practice and the empirical literature….Zerbe is recognized as a leader in the field of eating disorders….is an excellent writer who has a grasp of the clinical, theoretical, and empirical research in the field of eating disorders. — The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease[E]ngaging as it is informative and though-provoking….a generous compendium of the extensive knowledge of a gifted clinician-scholar…appropriate for a wide audience but will be especially useful to specialist clinicians….One completes this book feeling richly informed and eager to refer back to it for ongoing guidance. — The Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic[A]n enlightening tool for all mental health professionals undertaking the challenge of treating eating disorders. Filled with applicable and feasible knowledge, this resource outlines how to confront the multifaceted issue of eating disorders in a more effective and thoughtful way. — Jillian D. Farrell (Somatic Psychotherapy Today)[A]n outstanding addition to the current literature on eating disorders….This volume is such a gift to those who work with eating disordered patients…It is highly recommended for clinicians from all backgrounds and can also serve as a valuable source of information for patients and family members. If a clinician or trainee wanted to find a single source for eating disorder education at multiple levels, this would be the text to recommend. — Journal of Clinical Psychiatry