Overcoming Eating Disorders: A Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment for Bulimia Nervosa and Binge-Eating Disorder: Client Workbook
Overcoming Eating Disorders A CognitiveBehavioral Treatment for Bulimia Nervosa and BingeEating Disorder Client Workbook Author:Robin F. Apple, W. Stewart Agras Patients are guided to objectively observe their own eating patterns, including contexts in which problematic eating takes place. Through careful education, patients are guided toward normalizing their eating patterns as a way of breaking the deprivation/binge cycle. Alternative pleasurable activities to problematic eating are explored. Patients... more » are encouraged to explore problematic thoughts associated with binge-eating and purging and taught to challenge these thoughts. Beliefs and expectations about weight and body image are explored and gently challenged through discussion within a sociocultural context. Specific plans are made for maintenance of benefits from treatment.
* Through the 20 session program clients learn:
* To objectively observe their own eating patterns and the contexts in which problematic eating takes place
* About eating disorders and behavioral self-observation techniques
* To normalize their eating patterns in order to break the deprivation/binge cycle« less