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The Family Approach to Eating Disorders Assessment and Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia by Walter Vandereycken

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Published by Pma Pub Corp .
Written in English


  • Mental health,
  • Eating Disorders,
  • Family,
  • Family psychotherapy,
  • Health/Fitness

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsJohan Vanderlinden (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8234986M
ISBN 10089335306X
ISBN 109780893353063

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  Reprinted from Eating Disorders Review July/August Vol Number 4 © Gürze Books The “Maudsley model” of family-based treatment has shown that actively involving parents in their child’s eating disorder treatment improves the chances that treatment will be successful. A specialized inpatient unit for treating eating disorders at the Alexian Brothers Psychiatric Hospital. Her doctor recommended Lock and Le Grange's Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder, and that's when I first heard of the family-based Maudsley approach. I recognized my daughter's anorexic behaviors in the very first paragraph of Chapter One, but didn't realize then how invaluable the book would be in the months to follow. I believe that in South Africa, eating disorders are treated with the kind of psychoanalytical approach we have stopped recommending in the UK and many other English-speaking countries. Many parents who can't find a therapist offering family-based treatment are managing to do their own treatment at home with the help of books, websites and. We are a volunteer organization of parents who have helped our children recover from anorexia and bulimia through the use of Family-Based Treatment, also known as the Maudsley approach, an evidence-based therapy for eating disorders. We invite you to explore our site to learn more about how families can help their kids with eating disorders.

The author of over articles, books, book chapters, and published abstracts, Dr. Le Grange has published several books for professionals and parents in collaboration with James Lock, including Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder, Second s: The Maudsley Approach is an evidence based treatment method specifically designed for adolescents who are showing early signs of an eating disorder. It was named after the Maudsley Hospital in London, UK where the treatment method was initially conceived. The Maudsley Approach differs from other treatment techniques in that the entire family of the adolescent.   It’s easy to see that these disorders are disastrous for your health. In addition to destroying your body, eating disorders often cause depression and confusion, harm relationships with family and friends, and produce a sense of separation from God. Marian Eberly and Bonnie Harken, Help and Hope for Eating Disorders (Focus on the Family,   Family therapy is an essential part of eating disorder treatment and is necessary to ensure everyone who is a part of the family system is cared for. The Family System Theory Developed by Dr. Murray Bowen, family systems theory posits that the family is a unit and the emotional connections fostered by thoughts, feelings, and actions create an.