I wonder if this book were updated now, how different the perspective might be based on all the research that has come out on eating disorders since Fairburns program is research-based. They are often somewhat shy and solitary, and they may have had difficulty mixing with other children. In addition, they tend to be competitive and achievement oriented. They set themselves high standards and work hard to meet them. These traits seem to be the precursors of the low self-esteem and perfectionism seem in many people with anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa.
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It is often effective as a treatment for binge eating disorder and, to a lesser extent, bulimia nervosa, especially if there is some ongoing external support. Use of Overcoming Binge Eating Overcoming Binge Eating is designed to provide a readable and authoritative account of binge eating problems and how to overcome them. Part I presents the most current facts while Part II comprises a self-help program based on the latest version of the most effective treatment available.
The programme can be used by anyone with a binge eating problem including those with binge eating disorder and bulimia nervosa so long as they are not substantially underweight.
The original version of Overcoming Binge Eating was published in Since then Part I has become established as a leading source of information on binge eating problems.
Meanwhile the treatment program in Part II has been investigated in numerous clinical trials making it possibly the most extensively tested self-help program for any problem. It has repeatedly been found to be a potent source of help, either when used on its own or when used with external support guided self-help.
As a result, the program has become established as a leading treatment for binge eating problems. Preface to Overcoming Binge Eating Second Edition As new knowledge is acquired from empirical research, it leads to advancements in treatment. As a result, the second edition is essentially a new book.
It continues to provide a comprehensive and up to date account of what we know about binge eating problems, including those seen in anorexia nervosa, but it also provides much more information about dieting, body weight and body image. CBT-E includes a new way of conceptualising eating problems, improved ways of regaining control over eating, a more sophisticated approach to the addressing of concerns about shape and weight, and much more emphasis on relapse prevention.
These new developments have been incorporated into the self-help program. This program is based on vast clinical experience, numerous clinical trials, and a breadth of perspective that few possess. You can trust this book. It is a landmark. Fairburn has done. Overcoming Binge Eating, Second Edition, expands on the highly effective cognitive behavioral treatment for eating disorders that Dr.
Fairburn has developed. If you or a loved one suffer from binge eating, bulimia or other eating disorders, this is the book to read—and re-read. Please contact us if you are a primary care psychological service for more information on using a CBT-E self-help programme alongside non-specialist guidance Guided Self-Help : credoenquiries psych.
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This program is based on vast clinical experience, numerous clinical trials, and a breadth of perspective that few possess. You can trust this book. It is a landmark. Fairburn has done.
Overcoming Binge Eating