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Author Huebner, Hans F.

Title Endorphins, eating disorders, and other addictive behaviors / Hans F. Huebner.

Publication Info. New York : Norton, [1993]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  616.8526 H887E    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xiii, 272 pages ; 25 cm
Note "A Norton professional book"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-265) and index.
Contents What is anorexia nervosa? Tascha's story -- Clinical phases of anorexia nervosa and their relevance to endorphin addiction -- Biochemical evidence for endorphin mediation of anorexia nervosa -- Treatment of the anorectic state: withdrawal and craving -- Treatment of the anorectic trait: part three of the therapeutic triad -- Addiction of bulimia: clinical features, biochemistry and treatment -- Other reward-mediated behaviors and addictive behavior disorders -- Anorexia
nervos and the convent -- Treatment of addictive behavior disorders -- Some theoretical considerations regarding reward-mediated behavior.
Subject Compulsive behavior -- Physiological aspects.
Endorphins -- Psychological aspects.
Anorexia nervosa -- Physiological aspects.
Anorexia Nervosa -- therapy.
Bulimia -- therapy.
Endorphins -- adverse effects.
Endorphins -- therapeutic use.
Substance-Related Disorders.
Indexed Term Eating disorders
ISBN 0393701565: $34.95 ($45.00 Can.)
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