Author: Ann F. Haynos
Title: Mindfulness and Acceptance for Treating Eating Disorders and Weight Concerns Evidence-Based Interventions (The Context Press Mindfulness and Acceptance Practica Series)
Print Length: 256
Language: English, Francais, Italiano, Espanol, Deutsch
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Disordered eating, negative body image, and problems with weight have become an epidemicand research shows that traditional treatments are not always effective. This professional resource offers proven-effective interventions using mindfulness and acceptance for treating clients with disordered eating, body image, or weight issuesand for whom other treatments have failed.Millions of people in the United States suffer from eating disorders, and dissatisfaction with weight and body typeeven in individuals whose weight is considered normalis similarly widespread. In addition, more than half of Americans could benefit from healthy weight loss. Unfortunately, not all people with eating disorders or weight concerns respond to traditional therapeutic interventions, many continue to suffer significant symptoms even after treatment. What these clients need is an integrated therapeutic approach that will prove effective in the long runlike the scientifically backed methods in this much-needed clinical guide.Edited by Ann F. Hayos, Jason Lillis, Evan M. Forman, and Meghan L. Butryn, and with contributors including Kay Segal, Debra Safer, and Hugo Alberts, Mindfulness and Acceptance for Treating Eating Disorders and Weight Concerns is the first professional resource to incorporate a variety of proven-effective acceptance- and mindfulness-based approachessuch as acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT)into the treatment of persistent disordered eating, body image issues, and weight problems.With these evidence-based interventions, youll be ready to help your clients move beyond their problems with disordered eating, body dissatisfaction, and weight management once and for all.