Eating Disorders : Prevalence, Risk Factors & Treatment Options Hardback
Edited by Nina Morton
Body image is a subjective multidimensional construction that has an early and continuous influence on ones emotions, thoughts, and behaviors.
Throughout the lifespan, the body image suffers several influences and changes, as it is a complex and contextualized construct.
Body image distortion may lead to the development of an eating disorder.
Eating disorders are characterized by a persistent disturbance of eating or eating-related behavior that results in altered consumptions or absorptions of food and that can significantly impair physical health or psychological functioning.
This book provides an in-depth review of the prevalence of eating disorders.
It also discusses several risk factors, and available treatment options for those suffering from eating disorders.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 378 pages
- Publisher: Nova Science Publishers Inc
- Publication Date: 01/12/2016
- Category: Clinical psychology
- ISBN: 9781536100624