Growing Happy, Healthy Young Minds
Edited by Dr Ramesh Manocha & Gyongyi Horvath
To read the full chapter go to Volume 1, chapter 15, pp. 233-249.
Andreea Heriseanu, Brooke Donnelly, Amy Burton & Phillip Aouad
University of Sydney
Brooke, Phillip, Amy and Andreea are all affiliated with the University of Sydney. Brooke Donnelly is a Senior Clinical Psychologist and Network Eating Disorder Coordinator at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney. Phillip Aouad is a psychology PhD candidate whose research focuses on unexplored eating disorder symptoms. Amy Burton and Andreea Heriseanu are Clinical Psychology Interns and PhD candidates.
This chapter will provide an overview of bulimia nervosa and other binge eating disorders in adolescents, signs to help recognise these disorders, and what to do for support. While bulimia and binge eating can be severe and affect a young person’s life, complete recovery is possible.
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Maudsley Parents: a US-based information and support website for parents of children with eating disorders www.maudsleyparents.org
Eating Disorders Collaboration: www.nedc.com.au
Helpline: 1800 334 673
The Butterfly Foundation: www.thebutterflyfoundation.org.au
Helpline: 1800 ED HOPE (1800 33 4673)
American Psychiatric Association 2013, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-5, American Psychiatric Publishing, Washington, DC.
Astrachan-Fletcher, E & Maslar, M 2009, The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook for Bulimia, New Harbinger Publications.
Fairburn, CG 2013, Overcoming Binge Eating, 2nd ed. Guildford Press, New York. Hay, PJ, Mond, J, Buttner, P & Darby, A 2008, ‘Eating Disorder Behaviors Are Increasing: Findings from Two Sequential Community Surveys in South Australia’, PLoS ONE, vol. 3, no. 2, p 1541.
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