By James E. Mitchell, Carol B. Peterson
Concise and practical yet comprehensive, this unique book provides a clear framework and a range of up-to-date tools for assessing patients with eating disorders. Leading clinicians and researchers describe the nuts and bolts of using diagnostic interviews, standardized databases, structured instruments, self-report and family-based measures, medical and nutritional assessment, ecological momentary assessment, and strategies for evaluating body image disturbance. Throughout, procedural guidelines are illustrated with concrete examples and sample forms. The book concludes with an integrative discussion of how to use assessment results in evidence-based treatment planning.