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Affecting millions of people every year with devastating consequences, Anorexia, Bulimia and Binge Eating disorders are becoming more and more prevalent in today's fast paced, high pressured society.
Chapter 6: Preparing for Change
Preparing for Change
Presenting the Cognitive Behavioural View and Formulating the Problem
It is important to present the cognitive behavioural view of eating disorder early on in therapy and at the same time to create a formulation with the client of her problems, as a means of helping her to begin to see for herself a way out of her disorder.
Angela was living away from home for the first time and had just started a university course in social sciences. She was surrounded by many new people and had recently also become involved with a new boyfriend who wanted her to move in with him. She had begun dieting on arrival at college. She had always been slightly overweight and had tried dieting ...