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The Resource Anorexia, Stacy Beller Stryer

Anorexia, Stacy Beller Stryer

Label
Anorexia
Title
Anorexia
Statement of responsibility
Stacy Beller Stryer
Title variation
  • Anorexia
  • Biographies of disease
Title variation remainder
  • biographies of disease
  • anorexia
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stryer, Stacy Beller
Dewey number
616.85/262
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC552.A5
LC item number
S87 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2009 I-781
  • WM 175
NLM item number
S928a 2009
Series statement
Biographies of disease series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Anorexia nervosa
Label
Anorexia, Stacy Beller Stryer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ( p.155-162) and index
Contents
  • Series foreword -- Preface -- Introduction -- 1. The history of self-starvation -- The significance of self-starvation -- The debate surrounding anorexia nervosa -- Self-starvation existed in the biblical period and beyond -- Religious reformation impacts self-starvation -- New ideas about self-starvation develop -- Dr. Richard Morton -- Dr. Robert Whytt -- Self-starvation is examined in further detail -- Fasting during the Victorian Era -- What physicians thought about self-starvation in the 1800s -- The forefathers of a new disease : anorexia nervosa -- William Stout Chipley -- Pierre Briquet -- Louis-Victor Marcé -- Sir William Gull -- Charles Laségue -- 2. From Sarah Jacobs to Twiggy : sociocultural and economic changes over the past century -- From homemaker to teacher : political and educational changes for women -- The transformation from inner to outer beauty -- Petticoats to flappers : changes in women's clothing -- From dress sizing to dieting -- The skin as a symbol of superficial beauty -- Sexuality transforms from personal to impersonal -- Effect of early mass media on women -- Mass media and the transformation of the ideal woman -- Twiggy comes into the spotlight -- The public learns about anorexia -- Media provides unrealistic role models -- Media plays a role in the development of anorexia -- Media personalities are more likely to develop anorexia --
  • 3. Defining anorexia nervosa and how it is diagnosed -- Criteria used for diagnosing anorexia nervosa -- Similarities of the major models used to diagnose anorexia -- Differences between the major models used to diagnose anorexia -- What happens when someone doesn't meet all the criteria -- Psychiatric or medical illness that may occur along with anorexia -- Warning signs -- Making a diagnosis of anorexia nervosa -- Anorexia must be differentiated from endocrine disorders -- Weight loss can be the first sign of a systemic illness -- Psychiatric conditions can cause weight loss -- Taking a complete history---the first step in diagnosing anorexia nervosa -- Performing a complete physical examination is essential -- Laboratory tests and special procedures may be needed to diagnose anorexia -- 4. Characteristics of those who develop anorexia -- The type of person who develops anorexia nervosa -- The possible parental contribution to anorexia -- Ethnicity, culture, and the development of anorexia -- How westernization influences the development of anorexia -- Anorexia nervosa in males -- Features of anorexia that differ between males and females -- The relationship between sexuality and anorexia in males -- Lori's story : the development of anorexia -- How anorexia starts -- Four stages of anorexia nervosa -- What it feels like to be anorexic -- Anorexics feel more in control of their lives -- Weight loss leads to abnormal thinking and behavior -- Exercise is an important component of anorexia -- Binging and purging -- Conflicts resurface with weight gain --
  • 5. Medical complications associated with anorexia nervosa -- Significant changes in many hormone levels -- Lower levels of red and white blood cells -- Muscle and protein breakdown -- Abuse of medications that can damage the body -- Problems with the heart, stomach, and intestines -- Neurologic problems -- Thinning of the bones -- Complications of anorexia nervosa in adulthood -- Recovery and prognosis -- 6. Theory of anorexia and early treatments -- Theories and treatments during the nineteenth century -- Psychiatry to endocrinology to psychiatry : theories in the early twentieth century -- Family and environment : theories in the second half of the twentieth century -- Sociocultural theory -- Developmental theory -- Addiction theory -- Biomedical theory -- Gene theory -- Multifactorial theory -- 7. Treatment of anorexia nervosa -- A review of current therapies for anorexia -- The relationship between a therapist and anorexic -- Choosing the right type of therapy -- Psychoanalysis -- Psychodynamic and interpersonal therapy -- Cognitive-behavioral therapy -- Family therapy -- Maudsley method -- Specialist supportive clinical management -- Group therapy -- Nutritional Therapy -- Self-help groups -- Major treatment settings -- Outpatient treatment -- Outpatient day programs and partial hospitalization -- Inpatient treatment -- Inpatient therapy concentrates on weight gain -- Medications to help with weight gain -- Residential treatment centers -- 8. Prevention and future research -- Research in prevention -- Prevention at home -- Future research -- Timeline of anorexia nervosa -- Online information and support for anorexia nervosa -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocn318420308
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 167 p.
Isbn
9780313359750
Isbn Type
(hard copy : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009024108
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1190845
  • (OCoLC)318420308
Label
Anorexia, Stacy Beller Stryer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ( p.155-162) and index
Contents
  • Series foreword -- Preface -- Introduction -- 1. The history of self-starvation -- The significance of self-starvation -- The debate surrounding anorexia nervosa -- Self-starvation existed in the biblical period and beyond -- Religious reformation impacts self-starvation -- New ideas about self-starvation develop -- Dr. Richard Morton -- Dr. Robert Whytt -- Self-starvation is examined in further detail -- Fasting during the Victorian Era -- What physicians thought about self-starvation in the 1800s -- The forefathers of a new disease : anorexia nervosa -- William Stout Chipley -- Pierre Briquet -- Louis-Victor Marcé -- Sir William Gull -- Charles Laségue -- 2. From Sarah Jacobs to Twiggy : sociocultural and economic changes over the past century -- From homemaker to teacher : political and educational changes for women -- The transformation from inner to outer beauty -- Petticoats to flappers : changes in women's clothing -- From dress sizing to dieting -- The skin as a symbol of superficial beauty -- Sexuality transforms from personal to impersonal -- Effect of early mass media on women -- Mass media and the transformation of the ideal woman -- Twiggy comes into the spotlight -- The public learns about anorexia -- Media provides unrealistic role models -- Media plays a role in the development of anorexia -- Media personalities are more likely to develop anorexia --
  • 3. Defining anorexia nervosa and how it is diagnosed -- Criteria used for diagnosing anorexia nervosa -- Similarities of the major models used to diagnose anorexia -- Differences between the major models used to diagnose anorexia -- What happens when someone doesn't meet all the criteria -- Psychiatric or medical illness that may occur along with anorexia -- Warning signs -- Making a diagnosis of anorexia nervosa -- Anorexia must be differentiated from endocrine disorders -- Weight loss can be the first sign of a systemic illness -- Psychiatric conditions can cause weight loss -- Taking a complete history---the first step in diagnosing anorexia nervosa -- Performing a complete physical examination is essential -- Laboratory tests and special procedures may be needed to diagnose anorexia -- 4. Characteristics of those who develop anorexia -- The type of person who develops anorexia nervosa -- The possible parental contribution to anorexia -- Ethnicity, culture, and the development of anorexia -- How westernization influences the development of anorexia -- Anorexia nervosa in males -- Features of anorexia that differ between males and females -- The relationship between sexuality and anorexia in males -- Lori's story : the development of anorexia -- How anorexia starts -- Four stages of anorexia nervosa -- What it feels like to be anorexic -- Anorexics feel more in control of their lives -- Weight loss leads to abnormal thinking and behavior -- Exercise is an important component of anorexia -- Binging and purging -- Conflicts resurface with weight gain --
  • 5. Medical complications associated with anorexia nervosa -- Significant changes in many hormone levels -- Lower levels of red and white blood cells -- Muscle and protein breakdown -- Abuse of medications that can damage the body -- Problems with the heart, stomach, and intestines -- Neurologic problems -- Thinning of the bones -- Complications of anorexia nervosa in adulthood -- Recovery and prognosis -- 6. Theory of anorexia and early treatments -- Theories and treatments during the nineteenth century -- Psychiatry to endocrinology to psychiatry : theories in the early twentieth century -- Family and environment : theories in the second half of the twentieth century -- Sociocultural theory -- Developmental theory -- Addiction theory -- Biomedical theory -- Gene theory -- Multifactorial theory -- 7. Treatment of anorexia nervosa -- A review of current therapies for anorexia -- The relationship between a therapist and anorexic -- Choosing the right type of therapy -- Psychoanalysis -- Psychodynamic and interpersonal therapy -- Cognitive-behavioral therapy -- Family therapy -- Maudsley method -- Specialist supportive clinical management -- Group therapy -- Nutritional Therapy -- Self-help groups -- Major treatment settings -- Outpatient treatment -- Outpatient day programs and partial hospitalization -- Inpatient treatment -- Inpatient therapy concentrates on weight gain -- Medications to help with weight gain -- Residential treatment centers -- 8. Prevention and future research -- Research in prevention -- Prevention at home -- Future research -- Timeline of anorexia nervosa -- Online information and support for anorexia nervosa -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocn318420308
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 167 p.
Isbn
9780313359750
Isbn Type
(hard copy : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009024108
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1190845
  • (OCoLC)318420308

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