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Eating Disorders in Special Populations : Medical, Nutritional, and Psychological Treatments (Hardcover)
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Eating disorders have become increasingly prevalent in the United States, but the number of cases in Europe and Asia are on the rise. This book provides comprehensive information and insight into the psychological, medical, and nutritional aspects of eating disorders, enhancing treatment providers’ skills toward a more collaborative, multidisciplinary approach. Chapters cover history, psychology, and physiology of eating disorders; medical management and treating eating disorders; exercise prescription; therapeutic nutrition counseling skills; and eating disorders in college students, pregnant women, athletes, racial/ethnic minorities, patients with diabetes, males, and older adults.