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New Treatment Book for Eating Disorders

Severe and Enduring Eating Disorder (SEED): Management of Complex Presentations of Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa" was just released by Wiley and Sons. The book explores the clinical challenge of long-term eating disorders and examines the physical and psychological problems, family issues and difficulties in day-to-day living that patients with SEED can experience.

  • • Explores the clinical challenge of long-term eating disorders — often compounded by co-morbidity with depression, self-harm, OCD or psychosis
  • • Eating disorders can persist for many years, yet are rarely classified as 'severe and enduring' in the way that other disorders such as schizophrenia can be
  • • Introduces Severe and Enduring Eating Disorder (SEED) as a concept, and draws on detailed case histories to describe its assessment and treatment
  • • Examines the physical and psychological problems, family issues and difficulties in day-to-day living that patients with SEED can experience
  • • Discusses treatment approaches including Rehabilitation Eating Disorders Psychiatry — also covers treatment in a range of different settings