This accessible and clear guide presents the essential information on a range of eating disorders. The experienced authors explain the differences between eating disorders, what symptoms to look out for, with practical advice for teachers and parents on recognising problems and offering support to young people.
Lucy Watson is an Assistant Psychologist at the Michael Rutter Centre, Maudsley Hospital. She is the Editorial Assistant for the journal Advances in Eating Disorders: Theory, Research & Practice. Professor Bryan Lask was Emeritus Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at St George's, University of London, UK, Medical Director at Rhodes Farm, Care UK, and Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children.