Family Therapy for Adolescent Eating and Weight Disorders

Family Therapy for Adolescent Eating and Weight Disorders

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Family-based treatment (FBT) for eating disorders is an outpatient therapy in which parents are utilized as the primary resource in treatment. The therapist supports the parents to do the work nurses would have done if the patient were hospitalized to an inpatient-refeeding unit, and are eventually tasked with encouraging the patient to resume normal adolescent development. In recent years many new adaptations of the FBT intervention have been developed for addressing the needs of special populations. This informative new volume chronicles these novel applications of FBT in a series of chapters authored by the leading clinicians and investigators who are pioneering each adaptation.This is a potential challenge in FBTWLS as the patienta#39;s team may be wider and more spread out compared to other ... early on is important, we want to stress that adherence to medical regimens is likely to speed weight loss, improve healing, anbsp;...

Title:Family Therapy for Adolescent Eating and Weight Disorders
Author:Katharine L. Loeb, Daniel Le Grange, James Lock
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-03-27


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