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Questions and Answers about Binge Eating Disorder: A Guide for Clinicians

Author(s): Dr. Wendy Oliver-Pyatt, MD, Founder, Oliver-Pyatt Centers for Eating Disorders, Miami, Florida, Founder, Clementine Adolescent Treatment Program
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  • ISBN-13: 9781284099287
  • Electronic Book/content    96 pages      © 2018
Price: $24.95 US List

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Written in a question and answer format, Questions and Answers about Binge Eating Disorder: A Guide for Clinicians provides answers to the questions most commonly asked by practitioners treating patients with binge eating disorders (BED). What criteria should I use to diagnose Binge Eating Disorder? What are the most common misconceptions about eating disorders in adults? Is it possible for my patient to fully recover from BED or any other eating disorder?  

This authoritative resource also addresses crucial topics ranging from risk factors and causes of BED, to treatment protocols and recovery from BED, to advice for families and caregivers of people suffering from BED. Written by an expert in the field, Questions and Answers about Binge Eating Disorder: A Guide for Clinicians is an essential resource for all practitioners managing the treatment of patients with BED.

“This book is a valuable resource for healthcare providers who are likely encountering binge eating disorder on a regular basis, but are unsure about its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. We hope it facilitates greater understanding and identification of and recovery from the disorder for the millions of men and women who are or may struggle.”
-Chevese Turner | Founder, President & CEO Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA)

Part  One  Essential Knowledge for Binge Eating Disorder
Chapter  1  What is the history of Binge Eating Disorder (BED) as a diagnosis?
Chapter  2  How can I get my patients to describe their eating habits to me so that I can accurately diagnose them?
Chapter  3  How is Binge Eating Disorder different from, or similar to, other eating disorders?
Chapter  4  What criteria should I use to diagnose Binge Eating Disorder?
Chapter  5  What are the most common misconceptions about eating disorders in adults?
Chapter  6  What symptoms are my patients with BED most likely experiencing?
Chapter  7  How do I explain Binge Eating Disorder to my patients?
Part  Two  Risk Factors and Medical/Mental Health Concerns in Binge Eating Disorder
Chapter  8  What are the possible causes of and risk factors for BED in adults?
Chapter  9  What is the ideal model for understanding BED?
Chapter  10  What medical conditions are associated with BED?
Chapter  11  What comorbid psychiatric conditions are associated with BED?
Chapter  12  What psychosocial/spiritual complications are associated with BED?
Part  Three  Treating Binge Eating Disorder
Chapter  13  How is BED in adults treated, and what does the treatment target?
Chapter  14  Who specializes in treating adults with BED, and what are some of the common errors providers make when treating them?
Chapter  15  What are the different approaches used to treat Binge Eating Disorder?
Chapter  16  How do I know which treatment approach would be best for my patient?
Chapter  17  How do I know if my patient is improving?
Chapter  18  Is it possible for my patient to fully recover from BED or any other eating disorder?
Chapter  19  How can I help my patients identify triggers?
Chapter  20  What is the “mindful eating” approach?
Chapter  21  How should exercise be approached in the treatment of BED?
Chapter  22  How can I get my patient’s family or support network involved?
Chapter  23  What role does finding meaning outside of the eating disorder play in the recovery process?
Chapter  24  How can I help my patients stay motivated on their path to recovery?
Chapter  25  What resources are available for patients with BED, their families, and care providers?

Dr. Wendy Oliver-Pyatt, MD-Founder, Oliver-Pyatt Centers for Eating Disorders, Miami, Florida, Founder, Clementine Adolescent Treatment Program

Dr. Wendy Oliver-Pyatt received her specialty training at New York University-Bellevue Hospital in New York City, where she served as Chief Resident. She has held faculty positions at New York University, Albert Einstein School of Medicine, and University of Nevada School of Medicine. Dr. Oliver-Pyatt has developed innovative eating disorder treatment programs known for integrating compassion with science. She is a clinician, educator, and advocate, having served as the AED Advocacy Committee Chairman, and Co-author of AED Guidelines for Obesity Prevention. Her book, Fed Up!, written to prevent disordered eating and eating disorders, received national recognition for the promoting wellness through a non-diet approach. She served as the Medical Director for the State of Nevada Division of Mental Health and Disability Services, Medical Director and Chief of Staff of Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health, and has received Senatorial Recognition for her work as a psychiatrist, and her commitment to the mental health community.

She served on the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations Technical Advisory Committee, has given frequent presentations at national and international eating disorder conferences, and has been featured on WebMD. Throughout her career she has focused on promoting awareness of the impact of the trauma of weight stigmatization and the health risks associated with weight cycling.

She founded Center for Hope of the Sierras, and is Co-Founder, Executive Director, and Chief Medical Officer of the Oliver-Pyatt Centers, which include: The Comprehensive Eating Disorder Treatment Centers for Women, Clementine Adolescent Treatment Program, and Embrace, the Binge Eating Disorder Treatment Program.

Dr. Oliver-Pyatt is a Fellow of the Academy for Eating Disorders and Fellow of International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals. She serves on the Board of Directors of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals and is current Chair of the Board of Directors of the Binge Eating Disorder Association.