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Unformatted text preview: Abie Feuerstein 10-20-09 Abnormal psych Psychological Treatment of Binge-eating Disorder Cognitive-behavioral therapy o Similar format to bulimia Interpersonal psychotherapy o As effective as CBT Psychological treatment for Anorexia Nervosa Weight restoration (easiest) o May requite hospitalization o Behavioral aspect Giving calories Reducing exercise Psychoeducation o Unlike idea that thin equals success, attractiveness, confidence o Help them regain control over life (be assertive) Target dysfunctional attitudes o Body shape o Control o Thinness = worth Family involvement o Support o Communication about eating/food o Attitudes about body shape (how they play a role in perceived perfection) o Have to have family accommodate in changesmake them eat real food, not all this diet stuff Long term prognosis o Poorer than bulimia o Takes several years to become a normal eater again Preventing eating disorders Identify specific targets o Early weight concerns (encourage healthy eating, discourage calorie talking) Screening for at-risk groups (individuals who are more likely to struggle with disorder) o Females, Caucasian, athletes, age 13-15...
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