This PDF provides help to support parents to provide a healthy environment for their children.
A document to provide parents with information and advice on how to address the issue of food advertising with their children and local supermarkets.
This 1 page article overviews the basic prevention principles for eating disorders.
Dr Rick Kausman highlights some simple tips towards weight management.
Dr Rick Kausman advises parents on how to develop healthy eating habits in their children.
A document to provide parents with information and advice on how to approach activity and exercise with their children and within their family.
Dr Rick Kausman talks about weight loss for good health.
A PDF with some common eating disorder stigmas and stereotypes.
We all know diets don’t work in the long term, so why do we persist with them? This document outlines the facts about dieting and weight loss.
PDF with details about Activity/Exercise Disorders.
Information on how to identify excessive activity/over-exercise.
Identifying detection priorities with children and adolescents to determine what is an eating disorder and what is ‘normative’ adolescent dieting behaviour.
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This 2002 article by Carey & Russell provides an overview of externalisation, externalising conversations and how clinicians can incorporate this technique into everyday practice.
When parents should not be involved in the treatment of a patient with an eating disorder.
Information about additional issues menstruation/amenorrhoea.
This 1992 article by Prochaska, DiClemente, and Norcross summarises research on change of addictive behaviours and details the 5 stages of change and processes of change.
A PDF outlining the characteristics and techniques of Prochaska and DiClemente’s Stages of Change model.
Sample scripts for the Pre-contemplation stage of the stages of change model.
Sample scripts for the Contemplation stage of the stages of change model.
Sample scripts for the Preparation stage of the stages of change model.
Clinical tips for restoring weight.
Sample questions to ask patients with eating disorders to obtain information about their knowledge and perceptions, and learn as much as possible about the patient and his or her unique experience of the disorder.
Sample questions to ask patients with eating disorders to obtain information about their weight and perceived weight.
Tips to help establish health eating in patients with eating disorders.
Clinical tips for setting appropriate treatment goals.
Tips on establishing and maintaining effective clinical supervision when working with patients with eating disorders.
Information about effects of eating disorders on breastfeeding for the mother and for the infant.
A sample decisional analysis exercise to explore the positive and negative consequences of anorexia nervosa.
Strategies to enhance motivation to change.
Examples of questions to ask patients with eating disorders at each stage of the Stages of Change model.
Information about Enhanced Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT-E).
Considerations and key focus areas for primary practitioners in managing children and adolescents with anorexia nervosa.
Considerations and key focus areas for treatment planning and provision for children and adolescents with eating disorders.
Information provided to registrars at the Childrens Hospital Westmead Eating Disorders Inpatient Program.
Eating Disorder Information Booklet for Patients from the Children’s Hospital Westmead.
Information for patients and family/carers about the Childrens Hospital Westmead Adolescent Ward Inpatient Program for Anorexia Nervosa.