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    • Publication date:01 Nov 2012
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Overcoming Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating 3rd Edition

A self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques

By Peter Cooper

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Step-by-step - the proven path to recovery from bulimia nervosa and binge-eating

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Step-by-step - the proven path to recovery from bulimia nervosa and binge-eating

One in twenty women in the Western world experiences bouts of uncontrolled binge-eating and many of these are suffering from the eating disorder bulimia nervosa. Stringent dieting and making yourself vomit after overeating are common features of bulimia nervosa, as are depression, anxiety and feelings of worthlessness. This illness causes great distress to sufferers and those who care about them, but in recent years there have been real advances in treatment.

In this third edition, Peter Cooper's sympathetic and highly acclaimed guide gives a clear explanation of the disorder and the serious health issues that can result from it. He describes the treatments available today and, most importantly, sets out a self-help guide for those who want to tackle their difficulties with a step-by- step program. This program has been found in independent clinical research to be of substantial benefit to people with bulimia nervosa (Psychological Medicine, 2005). This book will also give friends and family a much clearer understanding of the illness and its treatment.

Biographical Notes

Peter Cooper is Professor of Psychpathology at the Winnicott Research Unit at the University of Reading. Recognised as one of the world's experts in the treatment of bulimia he has more recently focused on the treatment of postpartum depression. He is also the series editor of the 'Overcoming' series.

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  • ISBN: 9781849010757
  • Publication date: 29 Oct 2009
  • Page count: 256
  • Imprint: Robinson
I would recommend this book to anyone with bulimia nervosa. — Sally Burne, The British Dietetic Association
Written in a language that is both clear and pragmatic.... It is eminently readable by patients and will serve as an invaluable aid to treatment. — Michael Strober, Professor and Director of the Eating Disorders Program, UCLA
Peter Cooper is one of the world's experts in the treatment of bulimia. His book...represents a substantial advance in providing help to individuals with eating disorders. — Professor B. Timothy Walsh, Director of the Eating Disorders Research Unit, New York State Psychiatric Unit
A really helpful and practical way of tackling the enormous task of giving up bulimia. — Eating Disorders Association
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Helping Your Child with Fears and Worries 2nd Edition

Cathy Creswell, Lucy Willetts
Authors:
Cathy Creswell, Lucy Willetts

Does your child suffer from fears and worries that affect their behaviour or keep them awake at night?Fears and worries are very common among children with around 15% thought to suffer from anxiety disorders; the most commonly identified emotional or behavioural problems among children. However, if left unchecked, they can cause more serious problems such as school avoidance, difficulties in making friends and long-term problems with anxiety and depression. Written by two of the UK's foremost experts on childhood anxiety, this extremely useful guide will enable you to understand what is causing your child's worries and to carry out step-by-step practical strategies to help him or her to overcome them, including:· Addressing specific fears and phobias as well as general anxiety and 'worrying'· Using case studies, worksheets and chartsHelping Your Child is a series for parents and caregivers to support children through developmental difficulties, both psychological and physical. Each guide uses clinically-proven techniques.Series editors: Professor Peter Cooper and Dr Polly Waite

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Overcoming Chronic Fatigue 2nd Edition

Mary Burgess
Authors:
Mary Burgess

'Cognitive behaviour therapy appears to be an effective and acceptable treatment for adult out-patients with CFS. Its sufferers deserve . . . to be more aware of the potential of this therapy to bring lasting functional benefit.'Cochrane ReviewThis valuable self-help guide offers ways of improving long-lasting fatigue associated with a range of long-term conditions including chronic fatigue syndrome. Using recognised techniques, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) helps to change coping strategies. The approach described helps people break the vicious circle of fatigue and for many results in a reduction in symptoms and disability. This fully updated new edition provides:Guidance on how to improve sleepPractical strategies for balancing activity and restTips on setting and working towards targets that would improve your lifeStep-by-step advice on dealing with blocks to recoveryTools for coping with worry and stressWays to challenge unhelpful thoughtsSuggestions for how partners, relatives and friends can helpOvercoming self-help guides use clinically proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. READING WELLThis book is recommended by the National Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme for England delivered by The Reading Agency and the Society of Chief Librarians with funding from Arts Council England and Wellcome. www.reading-well.org.ukSeries Editor: Professor Peter Cooper

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Helping Your Child with a Physical Health Condition

Mandy Bryon, Penny Titman
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Has your child received a medical diagnosis for a long term illness or health condition?If so, this can be a stressful time for you both. You may have noticed changes in your relationship and behaviour towards your child. For example many parents feel that their child needs more understanding, is more fragile or is struggling to cope physically or emotionally. Your discipline parenting style may change if you feel that they 'suffer enough' already. Parents often find their confidence and judgement gets knocked off track in the early stages following a diagnosis, but given time and support, they do adapt and develop resilience in themselves and in their child.This book can help you with: · Emotional support for managing difference and dealing with difficult behaviour· Practical suggestions for easing hospital anxiety or navigating feeding problems· Advice on what to say and when to your child about their illness· How to ensure you don't neglect yourself or the rest of your familyWritten by experts in childhood illness, this step-by-step guide is for any parent who feels isolated or lacking in support.Helping Your Child is a series for parents and caregivers to support children through developmental difficulties, both psychological and physical. Each guide uses clinically proven techniques.Series editors: Professor Peter Cooper and Dr Polly Waite

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The Complete Guide to Overcoming Eating Disorders, Perfectionism and Low Self-Esteem (ebook bundle)

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How to Beat Your Fears and Worries

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Overcoming app now available.We all worry about stuff in our lives, but some of us may find ourselves worrying excessively, even about those things completely beyond our control. Or we may simply find that worrying thoughts are dominating our daily life and are destroying our quality of life. Of course we all have worries, but rather than labelling yourself a 'worry wart' or 'worrier', you can overcome your chronic anxiety and start to lead a happier, more fulfilling life. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, on which this self-help book is based, is a recognised, effective treatment for anxiety. It will help you to recognise and challenge your negative and anxious thoughts, and change any behaviour which may have inadvertently kept your anxiety going, and move towards a more worry-free future.

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An Introduction to Improving Your Self-Esteem

Leonora Brosan, Melanie Fennell
Authors:
Leonora Brosan, Melanie Fennell

A new addition to the popular Introduction to Coping with series of CBT-based self-help booklets. Written by the author of the bestselling Overcoming Low Self-Esteem and the popular self-help title Overcoming Stress, An Introduction to Coping with Low Self-Esteem offers expert advice to anyone struggling with self-confidence. Includes helpful information on what causes and maintains low self-esteem and proven CBT strategies to beat it.

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The Compassionate Mind Approach to Beating Overeating

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Mary Burgess, Trudie Chalder
Authors:
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A Books on Prescription TitleBreak free from the crippling cycle of chronic fatigueChronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a debilitating illness, characterized by severe exhaustion and flu-like symptoms, which affects almost three per cent of people in the UK and for which conventional medicine currently has no cure. This valuable self-help guide offers sufferers a better understanding of CFS as well as strategies on breaking the vicious circle of fatigue. The result is a proven reduction in symptoms and disability in up to two-thirds of CFS sufferers.Based on recognized CBT techniquesOffers practical strategies for balancing activity and restExplains the role of worry and stress and how best to copeHow relatives and friends can help

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William Davies
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A Books on Prescription TitleTake control of your anger and improve your quality of lifeConstant irritability or flashes of bad temper can cause difficulties in relationships with friends, family or colleagues and leave us feeling unhappy and exhausted. If you find yourself struggling to control your rage and often regret inappropriate reactions, this book can really help. It explains clearly what provokes anger and what you can do to prevent it. Techniques based on cognitive behavioural therapy offer a positive approach with long-term goals in mind, and show how you can stay cool and successfully handle situations that would tax even the most easy-going person.Contains a complete self-help program and monitoring sheetsBased on clinically proven cognitive behavioural therapyFrom a trusted mental-health practitioner with experience in working with prisoners and those exhibiting extreme behaviours

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Overcoming Bulimia and Binge-Eating Self Help Course: Part One

Peter Cooper
Authors:
Peter Cooper

Since it was first published in 1993, Peter Cooper's Bulimia and Binge-eating has helped thousands of people recover from this disorder. It has won the respect of therapists and patients alike for its practical and friendly approach. Now, for the first time, this landmark work is available as a three-part, large format, practical manual, complete with multiple copies of blank worksheets, diaries and exercises suitable for a two-week course of treatment. The bulimia sufferer will be able to write directly into the workbook, allowing him or her to trace progress over the course of treatment, monitor behaviour and record step-by-step improvement. Ideal for the sufferer to work through alone or with guided assistance, Overcoming Bulimia and Binge-eating Self Help Manual is a complete, step-by-step treatment guide

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Overcoming Bulimia and Binge-Eating Self Help Course: Part Two

Peter Cooper
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Overcoming Bulimia and Binge-Eating Self Help Course: Part Three

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Overcoming Bulimia and Binge-Eating Self Help Course in 3 Vols.

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