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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 7: Nutritional Aspects of Helping the Client with an Eating Disorder
Nutritional Aspects of Helping the Client with an Eating Disorder
The cognitive view of eating disorders encompasses the notion that they are maintained in part by the effects of dieting and bingeing. Therefore, an important aspect of therapy is for both therapist and client to be able to understand and deal with the links between emotions and eating and misconceptions about weight loss and gain.
There is so much publicity given to the topic of dieting and weight loss that it is easy to assume greater knowledge on the part of the person who has an eating disorder than she actually has. Many clients have spent several years worrying about dieting or concentrating on increasing degrees ...