Health care services, social work practice and family therapy for anorexia nervosa in Hong Kong

Chung Yee Zenobia Chan

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This Chapter discusses the inadequacy of health care services in Hong Kong for anorexia nervosa and pinpoints the gaps in social work knowledge and practice of anorexia nervosa. The chapter focuses the discussion on three themes: 1. Evaluating the existing health care services in the conceptualization and implementation of anorexia nervosa. 2. Rethinking the limitations and possibilities of the social work profession on anorexia nervosa. 3. Revisiting the usages of family therapy for anorexia nervosa.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHealth Issues in Chinese Contexts
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc.
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9781536112177
ISBN (Print)9781608761784
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health Professions(all)

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