1. Overarching Concepts for Feeding, Eating and Weight Disorders
2. Body Weight and Body Composition in Childhood and Adolescence: Diagnostic Issues and Current Controversies
3. Appetite Regulation
4. Emergence of Body Perception and Body Image
Symptomatology: Eating Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood
5. ARFID and Other Disorders of Early Childhood
6. Loss of Control of Eating in Children
Adolescent Eating Disorders
7. Definition, Symptomatology and Comorbidity
8. Adolescent Obesity and Comorbidity
9. International Comparison of the Prevalence Rates of Childhood and Adolescent Eating and Weight Disorders (Relationship Between the Obesity Epidemic and Trends for Eating Disorders)
10. Prevalence of Different Weight Categories Including Obesity
Etiology and Pathophysiology
11. Genetics of Eating and Weight Disorders
12. Influence of Hormones, Female Sex
13. Endocrine Mechanisms in Obesity
14. Microbiome and Inflammation in Eating Disorders
15. Eating Disordered Mothers and their Children: Intergenerational Effects
16. The Reward System in Eating and Weight Disorders
17. Food/Eating Addiction
18. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in Adolescent Eating Disorders
19. Family-Based Therapies
20. Inpatient and Day Patient Treatments of Eating Disordered Patients
21. Early Intervention in ED
22. Pharmacotherapy of Eating and Weight Disorders
23. Bariatric Surgery
Course and Outcome
24. Stage Model of ED
25. Outcome of Eating Disorders
26. Prevention of Eating Disorders and Obesity
Get a quick, expert overview of best practices for diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders in children and adolescents. This concise resource by Drs. Johannes Hebebrand and Beate Herpertz-Dahlmann provides psychiatrists and pediatricians with current information in this increasingly important field, including practical sections on developmental aspects of eating disorders, symptomology, epidemiology, etiology and pathyphysiology, treatment and outcomes, and prevention.
- Discusses general concepts for feeding, eating, and weight disorders; body weight and composition, appetite regulation, and the emergence of body perception and image.
- Covers genetics of eating and weight disorders, influence of hormones, intergenerational effects, and food addiction.
- Includes information on cognitive behavioral therapy, family-based therapies, early intervention, pharmacotherapy, bariatric surgery, and other treatments.
- Consolidates today's available information on this timely topic into a single convenient resource.
By Johannes Hebebrand, MD, PhD, Editor-in-chief of European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (ECAP); Head, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy; Medical Director of LVR-Klinikum Essen, University of Duisburg-Essen; Essen, Germany and Beate Herpertz-Dahlman, Director and Chair, RWTH Aachen University, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany