Eating Disorders

There are several different types of eating disorders, ranging from anorexia to bulimia, to nocturnal eating disorder and orthorexia. What they all have in common is their classification as a mental health disorder, causing an individual to have abnormal eating habits with serious physical or mental health consequences. Causes of eating disorders can vary widely, from biological and genetic disorders to underlying mental health issues, to environmental and social ideals and pressures. Treatments for eating disorders can be effective, and strong, caring support networks in place can help tremendously. Anyone, at any time, can face eating disorder issues. If you have a child or teen who may be exhibiting signs of an eating disorder, a professional can help diagnose, and create a treatment plan for them. If you, or a friend or loved one need empathetic and understanding sources of support and information to help manage an eating disorder, Kinjunxion is here to help. We are here to provide you with the resources you need.

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Eating Disorders

The eating disorders - anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and obesity - affect many thousands of people each year, particularly young women. Eating disorders are a subject which parents today cannot study enough; it is believed that over 1 million people in the UK alone have a significant problem with an eating disorder and that up to 90,000 of those are recieving treatment. Eating Disorders: The Facts is a guide to the three major eating disorders: anorexia, bulimia and obesity. This comprehensive guide considers why eating disorders occur, and then looks at each in turn, describing the eating behaviours, diagnosis, and treatments available. The opening chapters tackle adolescent eating behaviours and the sexual maturation process, and further chapters look at the problems that the family or friends of someone with an eating disorder may face, providing advice on how they can cope and provide support and help for the sufferer. This sixth edition contains numerous case history outlines, which provide surprising insights into the mind of the eating disorder sufferer, making it easier for patients and their families to read and dip into as needed. Sympathetically and clearly written, the book provides an authoritative resource on eating disorders, one that will prove valuable for sufferers and their families.

Midlife Eating Disorders

Your Journey to Recovery

Explores the nature of midlife eating disorders, looking at why they develop, how their unique challenges set them apart from those that occur earlier in life, and the path to recovery.

Eating Disorders

Everything You Need to Know

Revised and updated. In a society where people have access to healthy, nutritious food, why do so many -- especially girls and young women - develop eating disorders that can lead to illness, psychological anguish, organ damage and death? This revised and updated edition of Eating Disorders provides expert advice on the causes, effects and treatment of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating and a host of less familiar eating disorders. The authoritative text is non-technical and accessible. Topics include: Early warning signs Genetic predisposition Feeding disorders of infancy and early childhood Complicating factors such as pregnancy, diabetes and substance abuse The recovery process Updated medical and psychological treatment options Practical tips on how family and friends can help. The book is organized into the following chapters: Anorexia Nervosa Bulimia Nervosa Other Eating Disorders Factors That Complicate Eating Disorders Understanding Eating Disorders Medical Treatment Medications That May Help Psychological Treatment The Road to Recovery. Supplemented by case studies and personal insights from men and women recovering from these conditions, Eating Disorders is an intelligent, sensitive guide to a complex and disturbingly common problem.

Eating Disorders

A Handbook for Teens, Families and Teachers

"If I gain any weight, I'll lose all control." These words, spoken by a 14-year-old anorexia nervosa patient, show just how serious eating disorders can be for teenagers, disturbing numbers of whom are dissatisfied with their bodies. For some, mostly girls, thoughts about food and their bodies consume their lives and lead to such life-threatening eating disorders as anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa. This guide to eating disorders for teenagers, their families, and others involved in their lives defines what the diseases are, considers who suffers from them and why, discusses the warning signs and complications, and covers associated disorders. It also provides information on body dysmorphia and the treatment and prevention of eating disorders. Numerous resources that can provide help are listed.

Eating Disorders

A Guide to Medical Care and Complications

Eating disorders present diagnostic and treatment challenges to clinicians. While such disorders need both medical and psychological treatment, patients may be too medically ill for a thorough psychiatric evaluation and may be misunderstood by many primary care physicians. In this book, Drs. Philip S. Mehler and Arnold E. Andersen provide a user-friendly and comprehensive guide for primary care physicians, mental health professionals, and others who encounter patients who have eating disorders. Mehler and Andersen identify common medical complications that people who have eating disorders face and answer questions about how to treat them. They also cover such serious complications as osteoporosis, cardiac arrhythmia, electrolyte abnormalities, and gastrointestinal sequelae. Incorporating illustrative case studies, medical background on the complications, guidelines for diagnosis and treatment, and an up-to-date list of selected references, chapters cover important topics including team treatment and nutritional rehabilitation. Care of the patient who is very medically compromised is based on extensive experience. The authors also address special areas of concern, such as athletes who have eating disorders, males with eating disorders, and the pharmacological treatment of obesity. In this thoroughly revised and updated edition of Eating Disorders, Drs. Mehler and Andersen - discuss the results of recent randomized control trials- include new chapters on diabetes in eating disorders, osteoporosis, gastrointestinal complications, involuntary feeding, and innovative psychological strategies- present a fresh consideration of ethical conflicts, including involuntary treatment, harm reduction, palliative care, and futility- focus on evidence-based solutions- provide information pertinent to worried families and nonmedical professionals like teachers and coaches, including recent genetic findings- take a holistic approach that considers both the physical and mental health of the patient This classic foundational guide will help primary care and mental health professionals to understand and more effectively address the complex concerns of patients who have eating disorders.

Eating Disorders

A Reference Sourcebook

Offers a collection of articles which discuss the causes, symptoms, health and psychological effects, and treatments of eating disorders, and provides a directory of facilities and programs designed to help people with these disorders.

Handbook of Treatment for Eating Disorders

Updated to reflect recent DSM categorizations, this edition includes coverage of binge-eating disorder and examines pharmacological as well as psychotherapeutic approaches to treating eating disorders.

Assessment of Eating Disorders

Concise and practical yet comprehensive, this unique book provides a clear framework and a range of up-to-date tools for assessing patients with eating disorders. Leading clinicians and researchers describe the nuts and bolts of using diagnostic interviews, standardized databases, structured instruments, self-report and family-based measures, medical and nutritional assessment, ecological momentary assessment, and strategies for evaluating body image disturbance. Concrete examples and sample forms are included throughout, and the concluding chapter discusses how to use assessment data in individualized treatment planning.

Eating Disorders

Looks at several different types of eating disorders, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia, and compulsive eating, and discusses their symptoms, causes, and treatments.

Eating Disorders

A Patient-Centered Approach

Providing a wide range of questions for all doctors wishing to take the Professional and Linguistics Board Test required for foreign nationals who want to practice in the UK, this title is a comprehensive primer for the examination. Presented in a workbook style, with spaces for the answers to be entered, it provides a wide range of questions examining over 1250 extended matching questions. It also includes contact details for key UK medical organizations and institutions and guidance to PLAB candidates from the General Medical Council.

Wintergirls

A beautifully written and riveting look at anorexia from acclaimed author Laurie Halse Anderson. Cassie and Lia are best friends, and united in their quest to be thin. But when Cassie is found dead in a motel room, Lia must question whether she continues to lose weight, or choose life instead.

ABC of Eating Disorders

The ABC of Eating Disorders is a comprehensive primer for GPs, dieticians, psychiatrists and community health teams who need to incorporate a sophisticated awareness of this field into their professional practice. It spans, and differentiates, eating and feeding disorders from diagnosis to their management and treatment. With a focus on primary care, this ABC touches on the medico-legal aspects and ethical issues of treating eating disorders and specialist referral. This new title in the successful ABC series describes working with families, children and other specialist populations, such as the elderly, men and minority groups. It helps primary care practitioners recognise eating disorders in people presenting with other problems, while the section on comorbidity discusses the treatment of eating disorders existing with other conditions. The ABC of Eating Disorders is accessible - sufferers will find it provides a useful background to self help materials, and their lay carers will be able to appreciate its intelligent and compassionate approach.

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Halton Healthcare - Mental Health - Eating Disorders Clinic - Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital

Provides services for youth and adults struggling with eating disorders, including anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa * helps to eliminate or reduce symptoms of their eating disorder and develop adaptive strategies * as a member of Central West Eating Disorder Program (CWEDP), the team works in partnership with Treillis Mental Health and Developmental Services, Trillium Health Partners and William Osler Health System

Services include:
  • psychiatric assessment and treatment
  • individual, group and family counselling
  • nutritional assessment and counselling
  • family support and education

McMaster Children's Hospital - Pediatric Eating Disorders Program - Ron Joyce Children's Health Centre, Level 4

Provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary assessment for all new patients with eating problems on an in-patient, out-patient, day-treatment basis. Families and caregivers are integral to the treatment process. Further information is available from the National Eating Disorders Information Centre at 1-866-NEDIC-20 or www.nedic.ca

St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton - Eating Disorder Program - Charlton Campus

Offers an outpatient group program for people with eating disorders.

ROCK - Danielle's Place - Eating Disorder Support and Resource Centre - Burlington - Brant St

Support individuals who are at-risk of developing an eating disorder and to promote overall physical and mental wellness.

* offer a variety of self-esteem, body image, social skills, and other wellness-based group services for children, youth and their caregivers including:

* ROCK's Girl Talk
* Dove Self-Esteem Project
* Boys ROCK
* Active Parenting
* educational workshops and seminars

* operates under ROCK (Reach Out Centre for Kids) as the lead agency for child and youth mental in Halton and is available to provide therapy for individuals under 18 yrs and their families

Body Brave

Provides support and guidance to anyone struggling with body image issues, disordered eating and eating disorders.

Services include:
* Support groups
* Workshops
* Gentle yoga
* Support for families and friends
* Meditation
* Individual psychotherapy

Trillium Health Partners - Eating Disorders Treatment Program - Credit Valley Hospital

Inpatient, day patient, transition and outpatient treatment * nutritional rehabilitation, skills acquisition and psychotherapy * support is available for family members and significant others

Goodwill, The Amity Group - Stairways Coffee House Services - 225 King William St

An approved caterer for the City of Hamilton, that helps people overcome employment barriers, and works with both individuals and employers to find employment solutions.

Goodwill, The Amity Group - Stairways Coffee House Services - 225 King William St

An approved caterer for the City of Hamilton, that helps people overcome employment barriers, and works with both individuals and employers to find employment solutions.

Homewood Health Centre - Eating Disorders Program

Inpatient eating disorders program. Therapies used to help patients restore healthy attitudes and eating habits, and develop positive body image:
* voluntary, group-based, recovery-oriented approach
* comprehensive assessment and intensive treatment
* trauma support groups
* problematic substance abuse treatment
* Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
* Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

St. Peter's Hospital - Movement Disorders Clinic

This clinic offers a Neurologist specializing in movement disorders.

St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton - Seniors Mental Health Unit - West 5th Campus, Harbour East Unit, Level 1, Block E

A 12 bed assessment and treatment unit providing a therapeutic environment to those whose recovery from psychiatric disease is complicated by age-related issues. Programs available are most appropriate for those who present primarily with mood disorders and late-onset psychotic disorders.

St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton - Concurrent Disorders Program - West 5th Campus

The Outpatient Care Team is an extension of the inpatient service, and provides specialized concurrent disorder services for patients with both high addiction and high mental health needs.

Services include:
* Time-limited follow-up for stabilization and transition to community and/or other appropriate services
* Consultation with a Psychiatrist
* Group programming such as Structured Relapse Prevention, Maintaining Recovery, Women’s Self Esteem, Men’s Self Esteem
* 1 on 1 counselling for addictions and mental health using both a harm reduction and abstinence based approach