Eating Disorders, Addictions and Substance Use Disorders

Eating Disorders, Addictions and Substance Use Disorders

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Eating disorders, addictions, and substance use disorders are each challenging in their own right, but they also commonly co-occur, causing major challenges for clinicians. This book presents cutting-edge research on the overlap of these complex disorders and reviews integrative assessment strategies and treatment approaches, including enhanced cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, abstinence approaches, motivational enhancement, mindfulness meditation, and pharmacotherapy. The issue of whether eating-disordered behaviors such as dieting, binge eating, and excessive exercise are merely other forms of addictive behavior is examined. The authors argue both for and against the concept of food addiction in research, clinical treatment, and public policy. The book will be of interest to psychiatrists, addiction medicine physicians, mental health/substance abuse clinicians, dieticians, researchers, and those affected by the disorders.A Level III CAC has passed a national examination and has the authority to practice independently and assume clinical supervision ... In addition to state certification or licensure, credentialing programs offered by the Association for Addiction ... is to read the 12-Step Facilitation Manual (Nowinski, Baker, aamp; Carroll, 1992) and attend a meeting as a professional guest. ... For treatment providers that are substance abuse specialists with little training in the treatment of ED, there is only oneanbsp;...

Title:Eating Disorders, Addictions and Substance Use Disorders
Author:Timothy Brewerton, Amy Baker Dennis
Publisher:Springer - 2014-07-08


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