Regaining Your Self: Breaking Free From the Eating Disorder Identity: A Bold New Approach
A new understanding and approach to eating disorders from a renowned expert, coauthor of the classic Dying to Be Thin
Nearly 5 percent of Americans face an eating disorder -- and eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness. Long considered an affliction of young women, they are now common among young men, middle-aged women, and even children as young as five. This is a health crisis of epidemic proportions.
Regaining Your Self offers hope in the battle against eating disorders through a radical new therapy technique pioneered by Ira M. Sacker, M.D. A leader in the field, Dr. Sacker has been treating patients with eating disorders for thirty-five years. This breakthrough book, filled with firsthand accounts from patients, family members, friends, and others, provides what patients and their families desperately need: a therapeutic model that heals.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - amaraduende - LibraryThing
I didn't much care for this book. I ended up mostly just skimming it, and then reading all the quotes from the women. Sacker seemed to want to pigeonhole everyone into the same category, so that he ... Read full review
Regaining Your Self: Breaking Free from the Eating Disorder Indenty: A Bold New ApproachUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Once talked about only in whispers, eating disorders now receive national attention. They are so prevalent that they are widely believed to have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness. It is ... Read full review