Overcoming Your Eating Disorders: A Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Approach for Bulimia Nervosa and…

Paperback | August 8, 2007

byRobin F. Apple, W. Stewart Agras

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If you suffer from Bulimia Nervosa or Binge-Eating Disorder, you know how hard it can be to change your problem behaviors surrounding food and eating. However, with the right tools and support, you can overcome your disorder and return to a healthy way of life. Based on the principles of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, the program described in this newly revised and updated workbook will teach you the skills you need to overcome your eating disorder and establish healthy habits. Through daily self-monitoring, you will learn to regularize you eating andexpand the variety of foods that you consume. This will help you maintain a healthy weight and will reduce your desire to binge and purge. You will also learn techniques for solving problems, challenging your negative thoughts, and addressing your concerns about weight and shape. Use the workbook toshare information with friends and loved ones so they can support and encourage you throughout the treatment process. When used in conjunction with visits to a qualified mental health professional, this workbook will help you realize the triggers for your disordered eating habits. Once you are able to identify them, you can eliminate them. At the end of treatment, we fully expect that you will have reduced thenumber of your binge eating and purging episodes, improved your body image, and gained a sense of mastery and control over your eating.

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If you suffer from Bulimia Nervosa or Binge-Eating Disorder, you know how hard it can be to change your problem behaviors surrounding food and eating. However, with the right tools and support, you can overcome your disorder and return to a healthy way of life. Based on the principles of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, the program descri...

Robin F. Apple and W. Stewart Agras are both at the Stanford School of Medicine.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 8.39 × 10.79 × 0.39 inPublished:August 8, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019531168X

ISBN - 13:9780195311686

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Table of Contents

1. An Assessment of Your Eating Problems: Is it Time to Begin Treatment?2. What Can You Expect from the Program?3. Learning More about Your Pattern of Eating4. Understanding the Binge Eating Cycle5. Medical Consequences of Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorder6. Measuring Your Progress: Refining or Revising Your Strategy7. Feared and Problem Foods8. Understanding Binge Triggers9. Weight and Shape Concerns10. Solving Problems11. Challenging Problem Thoughts12. Understanding More about Interpersonal and Emotional Triggers13. Maintaining Changes after TreatmentAppendix. Self-Assessment AnswersAbout the Authors.