Anatomy of a Food Addiction: The Brain Chemistry of Overeating

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Gurze Books, Oct 18, 2013 - Psychology - 241 pages
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Hope, help, and a real explanation for the disease of food addiction
  

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Review: Anatomy of a Food Addiction: The Brain Chemistry of Overeating: An Effective Program to Overcome Compulsive Eating

User Review  - Angela Blood - Goodreads

Good support to help you feel like you aren't alone, but a lot of technical stuff that makes for very dry reading. Also, her "change of life" plan is a bit outdated, I think. Read full review

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User Review  - Jenn - Goodreads

Totally and completely unrealistic. But even worse than that, she does such a great job of convincing you that this and only this is the answer to your problems, that in the end when you realize there ... Read full review

Contents

Addiction Is an Illness
11
Chemical Warfare
21
Deprivation
48
The Great Escape
70
Natures Telegrams
81
How Healing Happens
95
Achieving Abstinence
108
Help
131
Anorexia and Bulimia
155
Timing Choices and Hitting Bottom
169
Relapse
174
Further Abstinence
187
Wait
200
Fullness
223
Notes
229
Sources of Help
232

Dear Beloved
137
Fat Prejudice
151

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About the author (2013)

Anne Katherine, M.A., is a certified mental health counselor, speaker, and the author of "Boundaries: Where You End and I Begin" and "Anatomy of a Food Addiction". She lives near Seattle, Washington, where she leads programs for recovery and healing.

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