Surviving an Eating Disorder: Strategies for Family and Friends

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HarperPerennial, 1989 - Appetite disorders - 222 pages
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Beyond just covering the basic eating disorder 101's (which it does quite impressively), this book offers comprehensive, clear, and concrete strategies for supporting loved ones who are suffering from ... Read full review

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This book was recommended by a nutritionist. I have found it extremely helpful as a parent. Wellwritten well organized and helped our family lay out a plan. Read full review

Contents

The Behavioral Aspects of Eating
7
The Psychological Aspects of Eating
35
The Family Context
54
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About the author (1989)

Michele Siegel, Ph.D., initiated the idea for this book

Michele Siegel, Ph.D., initiated the idea for this book and was co-founder with Judith Brisman of the Eating Disordeand was co-founder with Judith Brisman of the Eating Disorder Resource Center. She died in 1993. r Resource Center. She died in 1993.

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Ronny Diamond, MSW, is a member of the Infertility Project at the Ackerman Institute for the Family. She is Director of Post Adoption Services at Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children and has a private practice in New York City.
David Kezur, MSW, is on the teaching faculty of the Ackerman Institute for the Family and is a member of Ackerman's Infertility Project. He has a private practice in New York City.
Mimi Meyers, MSW, is on the teaching faculty of the Ackerman Institute for the Family and is a member of Ackerman's Infertility Project. She has a private practice in Manhattan and Brooklyn, New York.
Constance N. Scharf, MSW, is on the teaching faculty of the Ackerman Institute for the Family, where she serves as the Dean of Students and is a member of Ackerman's Infertility Project. She is an adjunct teaching assistant in the Department of Psychiatry and the Mount Sinai Hospital and has a private practice in New York City.
Margot Weinshel, MSW, RN, is on the teaching faculty of the Ackerman Institute for the Family and is a member of Ackerman's Infertility Project. She is Family Therapy Supervisor, Family Studies Program, New York University Child Studies Center, and coauthor of "Surviving an Eating Disorder," She has a private practice in New York City.
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Ronny Diamond, MSW, David Kezur, MSW, Mimi Meyers, MSW, Constance N. Scharf, MSW, and Margot Weinshel, MSW, RN, are members of the Infertility Project at the Ackerman Institute for the Family, New York City. Other publications of the Project include the 1995 video, "Couples and Infertility: Moving Beyond Loss,"

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