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
Keywords: clinical psychology, eating disorder, severe & enduring, rehabilitation