100 Questions & Answers About Eating Disorders / Edition 1

100 Questions & Answers About Eating Disorders / Edition 1

by Carolyn Costin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763745006

ISBN-13: 9780763745004

Pub. Date: 04/18/2007

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Approximately 3 percent of all females suffer from anorexia and up to 4 percent suffer from bulimia in their lifetimes. Whether you're a newly diagnosed patient with an eating disorder, or are a friend or relative of someone suffering from an eating disorder, this book offers help. The only text available to provide both the doctor's and patient's views, 100 Questions

Overview

Approximately 3 percent of all females suffer from anorexia and up to 4 percent suffer from bulimia in their lifetimes. Whether you're a newly diagnosed patient with an eating disorder, or are a friend or relative of someone suffering from an eating disorder, this book offers help. The only text available to provide both the doctor's and patient's views, 100 Questions & Answers About Eating Disorders gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions. Written by an expert on the subject, with

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763745004
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
04/18/2007
Edition description:
1E
Pages:
221
Sales rank:
767,892
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


Preface     vii
Introduction     xi
Overview of Eating Disorders     1
Medical Issues Associated with Eating Disorders     37
What Causes an Eating Disorder?     57
Getting Help     71
When to Consider a Treatment Program     109
Philosophical Approaches to Treating Disorders     121
Guidelines for Families and Significant Others     141
Getting Better     163
Preventing Eating Disorders     179
Alternative Treatments     185
Bibliography     197
Resources     201
Glossary     205
Index     211

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