This practical text presents a wealth of fresh ideas and techniques for strengthening counseling skills to face real-world issues in nutrition therapy. It offers students and practitioners advice on ways to increase referrals, decrease no-shows, and overcome common barriers to effective counseling. The Third Edition also explores strategies for counseling patients with AIDS, diabetes, and other chronic diseases, for group therapy, for teaching developmental skills, and for end-of-life counseling. This edition has a new reader-friendly design and layout. New learning activitiesaincluding case studies and critical thinking exercisesaencourage students to apply what they have learned to common situations in clinical practice.=35 with comorbid conditions) when less invasive weight loss methods have failed and obesity poses increased morbidity ... Helping patients who have never known what it is like to be of normal size can be a psychological and nutrition counseling challenge. ... The dietetic practitioner must be prepared to provide long-term guidance and support as the patient develops and adjusts to a new body image.
|Author||:||Bridget M. Klawitter|
|Publisher||:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2007|