Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder are all associated with significant emotional and relational stress. They can have serious physical complications. Most cases of anorexia and bulimia nervosa remain undiagnosed, and many diagnosed cases are inappropriately treated. It is therefore essential to reduce the gap between research evidence and clinical experience in order to improve diagnosis and treatment of these mental disorders.
This latest volume examines the recurrent social and biological problem of eating disorders and provides:
* Coverage of all aspects of eating disorders, including diagnosis, epidemiology and pharmacological treatment
* Contributions from internationally acclaimed experts
* An unbiased and reliable reference point