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Supporting Autistic People with Eating Disorders: A Guide to Adapting Treatment and Supporting Recovery (Paperback)

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By Kate Tchanturia (Editor)
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Description


This book explores the link between autism and eating disorders through testimonies from practitioners, service users and carers. Combining research findings, case studies and first-hand accounts, it provides insights into how individuals on the autism spectrum can be supported towards full recovery from an eating disorder.

Edited by the lead Clinical Psychologist at the Maudsley Eating Disorder National Service, informed by their team's research, chapters focus on the unique issues arising when autism and eating disorders coexist.

The contributors suggest treatment adaptations from a multi-disciplinary perspective, and touch more broadly on the topic of poor mental health outcomes for autistic individuals, and how these might be improved.

About the Author


Professor Kate Tchanturia is the lead clinical psychologist for the National Eating Disorder Service at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and Professor in the psychology of eating disorders at King's College London. She has lectured internationally and trained clinicians and researchers in the UK, US, Europe, South America, New Zealand and Australia in the neuropsychology of eating disorders.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781787754454
ISBN-10: 1787754456
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication Date: March 18th, 2021
Pages: 272
Language: English