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Welcome to the Polk State College library guide for eating disorders research topics. Below you will find suggested books/ebooks and recommended databases. If you need help, click the link for Ask a Librarian.
Helping People with Eating Disorders by
Publication Date: 2014-06-02
Up-to-date and accessible, the second edition of Helping People with Eating Disorders is a comprehensive guide to understanding, assessing, and treating eating disorders. Focuses on evidence-based practice with references to the latest research and new DSM-V classifications. Discusses the types of eating disorders and their causes, reviews treatment methods and their outcomes, and provides guidance on dealing with challenging cases.
Eating Disorders by
Publication Date: 2012-12-01
The mortality rate associated with eating disorders is higher than that of any other psychiatric illness. What are the factors that influence abnormal perceptions of body image and trigger the deadly behaviors of food deprivation or uncontrollable gluttony? This indispensable resource thoroughly examines the complex subject of eating disorders, particularly the sociocultural, psychological, and nutritional aspects of eating disorders and body image.
Eating Disorders and Obesity : A Counselor's Guide to Prevention and Treatment by
Publication Date: 2015-01-07
Both practical and comprehensive, this book provides a clear framework for the assessment, treatment, and prevention of eating disorders and obesity. Focusing on best practices and offering a range of current techniques, leaders in the field examine these life-threatening disorders and propose treatment options for clients of all ages.
Eating Disorders by
Call Number: Polk/Winter Haven Circulation (RC552.E18 E2821136 2015 )
Publication Date: 2014-12-12
This title explores issues related to eating disorders, including factors that do or do not contribute to eating disorders, and treatment and recovery of eating disorders.; Focusing on topics of special concern to students, this series makes complex issues less intimidating and more accessible; each book presents 10 to 14 readings from a variety of perspectives that allow readers to better understand the topic.; Students must often make informed decisions about serious issues that will affect the course of their lives. Focusing on topics of special concern to students, the Issues That Concern You series helps make these complex issues less intimidating and more accessible.
Eating Disorders Sourcebook by
Publication Date: 2016-04-01
Provides updated information about anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating, and other eating disorders.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context The premier online resource covering todays hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration, to marijuana. This cross-curricular research tool supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Its informed differing views present each side of an issue, allowing you to draw your own valid conclusions.
Academic Search Complete Academic Search Complete, designed specifically for academic institutions, is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1865, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format.
Health and Wellness Resource Center This comprehensive consumer health resource, provides accurate, authoritative information on a full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative and complementary medical practices. Designed for researchers at all levels, its intuitive interface provides multiple pathways to information including alternative medicine.
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