Treatment Manual for Anorexia Nervosa, Second Edition : A Family-Based Approach

Treatment Manual for Anorexia Nervosa, Second Edition : A Family-Based Approach

Book Title: Treatment Manual for Anorexia Nervosa, Second Edition : A Family-Based Approach

Author: Christopher G. Fairburn

Format: Paperback | 289 pages

Publication Date: 26 Aug 2015

ISBN-13: 9781462523467

This indispensable manual presents the leading empirically supported treatment approach for adolescents with anorexia nervosa (AN). What sets family-based treatment apart is the central role played by parents and siblings throughout therapy. The book gives practitioners a clear framework for mobilizing parents to promote their child's weight restoration and healthy eating; improving parent/n-/child relationships; and getting adolescent development back on track. Each phase of therapy is described in session-by-session detail. In-depth case illustrations show how to engage clients while flexibly implementing the validated treatment procedures.


New to This Edition


*Reflects the latest knowledge on AN and its treatment, including additional research supporting the approach.
*Clarifies key concepts and techniques.
*Chapter on emerging directions in training and treatment dissemination.
*Many new clinical strategies.


Family-based treatment is recognized as a best practice for the treatment of anorexia nervosa in adolescents by the U.K. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).