100 Questions & Answers About Anorexia Nervosa

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Sep 29, 2009 - Medical - 180 pages
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EMPOWER YOURSELF! Whether you are a newly diagnosed patient, a friend, or a relative of someone with anorexia nervosa, or if you simply wish to gain a better understanding of this condition, 100 Questions and Answers About Anorexia Nervosa offers help. This book offers a complete guide to understanding the causes of anorexia, warning signs and diagnosis, and practical suggestions on how to help loved ones suffering from anorexia as well as the treatment options available. Written by a clinical psychologist with nearly 20 years experience in the field of eating disorders, along with contributions from actual patients, this book is an invaluable resource for learning about and fighting this disease.
 

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Contents

Overview of Anorexia Nervosa
1
Weight Loss and Other Warning Signs
29
Risk Factors
57
Special Considerations
83
Exercise and Athletes
103
Body Image Concerns
119
Support for Loved Ones
133
Weight Restoration Nutrition and Healthy Eating
153
Treatment and Recovery
173
Prevention and Advocacy
215
Appendix A
223
Appendix B
227
Bibliography
235
Glossary
237
Index
245
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