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Eating Disorders: Everything You Need to Know

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Publisher Comments:

A layman's guide offers expert advice on the causes, effects and teatment of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge-eating disorder, and other eating disorders

Book News Annotation:

This overview for general readers and non-specialist health professionals answers concerns surrounding eating disorders and offers hope and advice to patients and families. It unravels psychological, emotional, and physical factors; details symptoms of different types of eating disorders; lists early warning signs; and describes medical and psychological approaches to treatment. Kirkpatrick is a member of the British Columbia Eating Disorder Association. Caldwell has been a family practitioner for 25 years.
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Synopsis:

In a society where most people have access to a healthy, nutritious diet, why do so many — particularly girls and young women (but increasingly, boys and young men) — develop eating disorders that can lead to illness, organ damage and death?

In this comprehensive addition to the Your Personal Health series, Dr. Jim Kirkpatrick and Dr. Paul Caldwell offer expert advice on the causes, effects and treatment of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge-eating disorder, and a host of less familiar eating disorders.

Topics include: the issue of genetic predispositionfeeding disorders of infancy and early childhoodearly warning signs of a developing disorderpractical tips on how families can copecomplicating factors, such as pregnancy, diabetes and substance abusemedical and psychological treatment optionsthe recovery process

Supplemented by illustrations, case studies and personal insights from people recovering from these problems, Eating Disorders is a sensitive guide to a complex and disturbingly common problem.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781552095553
Subtitle:
(anorexia nervosa, bulimia, binge eating and others )
Author:
Kirkpatrick, Jim
Author:
Caldwell, Paul
Publisher:
Firefly Books Ltd
Location:
Buffalo
Subject:
General
Subject:
Eating Disorders
Subject:
Health - General
Subject:
Diagnosis
Subject:
Anorexia nervosa
Subject:
Bulimia
Subject:
Compulsive eating
Subject:
Eating disorders -- Treatment.
Subject:
Eating disorders -- Diagnosis.
Subject:
Psychopathology - Eating Disorders
Subject:
Eating Disorders - General
Series:
Your personal health series
Series Volume:
no. 41 =
Publication Date:
2001
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
201 p.
Dimensions:
8.52x5.56x.55 in. .53 lbs.

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Product details 201 p. pages Firefly Books Ltd - English 9781552095553 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In a society where most people have access to a healthy, nutritious diet, why do so many — particularly girls and young women (but increasingly, boys and young men) — develop eating disorders that can lead to illness, organ damage and death?

In this comprehensive addition to the Your Personal Health series, Dr. Jim Kirkpatrick and Dr. Paul Caldwell offer expert advice on the causes, effects and treatment of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge-eating disorder, and a host of less familiar eating disorders.

Topics include: the issue of genetic predispositionfeeding disorders of infancy and early childhoodearly warning signs of a developing disorderpractical tips on how families can copecomplicating factors, such as pregnancy, diabetes and substance abusemedical and psychological treatment optionsthe recovery process

Supplemented by illustrations, case studies and personal insights from people recovering from these problems, Eating Disorders is a sensitive guide to a complex and disturbingly common problem.

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