Beispielbild für diese ISBN

The Psychobiology of Bulimia Nervosa

Pirke, K.M.; Vandereycken, W.

0 Bewertungen bei Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0387186700 / ISBN 13: 9780387186702
Verlag: Springer Verlag, Secaucus, New Jersey, U.S.A., 1988
Gebraucht Zustand: Good paperback
Verkäufer PsychoBabel & Skoob Books (Didcot, OXON, Vereinigtes Königreich)

AbeBooks Verkäufer seit 6. Oktober 2003

Verkäuferbewertung 5 Sterne

Anzahl: 1

Gebraucht kaufen
Preis: EUR 27,93 Währung umrechnen
Versand: EUR 5,78 Von Vereinigtes Königreich nach USA Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer
In den Warenkorb legen


Plastic covering is ripped by the spine, sticker on the spine and inside of the cover and on the FEP, stamps on some pages and on the catalogue page, Buchnummer des Verkäufers 015657

Dem Anbieter eine Frage stellen

Bibliografische Details

Titel: The Psychobiology of Bulimia Nervosa

Verlag: Springer Verlag, Secaucus, New Jersey, U.S.A.

Erscheinungsdatum: 1988

Einband: paperback


Zustand des Schutzumschlags: No Dust Jacket

Art des Buches: Ex-Library

Über diesen Titel


Research and Treatment in the Psychobiology of Bulimia Nervosa 1 2 K. M. Pirke and W. Vandereycken When we were preparing this book, the main purpose was to gather the latest in­ sights from both basic and clinical research in bulimic disorders. The burgeoning scientific interest in eating disorders forced us to restrict the focus in such a way that attention was only paid to psychobiological aspects of (disturbed) nutrition and be­ havior. This implied that other important aspects, like sociocultural and familial fac­ tors, had to be excluded. But it turned out that even with such a restricted scope the subject was not an easy one. A review of the contributions to this volume clearly shows that our present understanding of bulimia nervosa is still very small. Reviewing the hypothalamic and especially neuroendocrine regulation of nutrient balance, Bray has emphasized the importance of the autonomic nervous system in regulating food intake and energy expenditure. The role of insulin, adrenal steroids, gonadal steroids, and growth hormone in modulating nutrient intake and storage were discussed. The studies by Jimerson et aI. , Schweiger et aI. , and Fichter et al. show that all these factors are altered in bulimic patients, indicating that the whole system of regulating food intake and storage is severely disturbed in bulimia nervosa. Evidence has been presented that neurotransmitter alterations may occur in bulimia: Jimerson et al.


This is the first book to focus on the psychobiological complexity of bulimic disorders. The contributions on the pathobiochemistry and pathophysiology of bulimia nervosa represent the state-of-the-art in the rapidly expanding field of research into nutritional behavior. Aspects essential for the understanding of psychosomatic interactions in bulimia are also elucidated. The therapy of bulimia nervosa is then discussed by experts from both America and Europe with a view to the roles played by basic psychological and somatic research. The possibilities for the regulation of hunger and satiety in patients with eating disorders are considered. The book aims to bridge the gap between laboratory and clinic and to stimulate dialogue between researchers and practitioners.

„Über diesen Titel“ kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.


To pay by PayPal, just paste this link into your browser: PsychoBabel Books in Oxfordshire and Skoob Books in London (Russell Square Tube)are run and owned by Chris Edwards operating as a sole trader. We have bought all our books and take great care with the storage and listing of each one. As well as over 107,000 listings we have nearly 100,000 in our London shop and probably five times as many awaiting attention in the warehouse. We have been selling with a five-star rating continuously sine 2003 on AbeBooks. PsychoBabel and Skoob buy from private individuals and prestigious libraries. We are NOT 'barcoders' but dedicated book lovers, offering an excellent service. We enjoy receiving phone calls and we handle each order individually. We dispatch our orders daily and accommodate customers all over the world. Our wonderful packaging is not charged for. Please email or call with any queries or requests for photos.

Zur Homepage des Verkäufers


To pay by PayPal, just paste this link into your browser: PsychoBabel Books in Oxfordshire and Skoob Books in London (Russell Square Tube) are solely owned by Chris Edwards, 56b Jubilee Avenue, Milton Park, Abingdon Oxfordshire. OX14 4RX. Prompt dispatch on clearance of payment. If any doubt about condition of book in addition to that described please e-mail or call. PsychoBabel & Skoob Books 56b Jubilee Avenue, Milton Park Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 4RX Telephone 0123...

Mehr Information

We post every weekday! All shipping quotes are based on fast efficient service with the best possible packaging.
Standard charge is based on average weight of books - about 0.9Kg. Heavy items (over 1.5Kg) may require extra postage depending on destination. We'll e-mail you if necessary.

Alle Bücher des Anbieters anzeigen

akzeptiert von diesem Verkäufer

Visa Mastercard American Express Carte Bleue

PayPal Bankwechsel Banküberweisung