Anorexia Nervosa: A Recovery Guide for Sufferers, Families and Friends

Anorexia Nervosa: A Recovery Guide for Sufferers, Families and Friends

by Janet Treasure, June Alexander
     
 

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The highly respected and widely known Anorexia Nervosa: A Survival Guide for Sufferers and Friends was written in 1997. This long-awaited new edition builds on the work of the first book, providing essential new and updated research outcomes on anorexia nervosa. It offers a unique insight and guidance into the recovery process for those who suffer from

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The highly respected and widely known Anorexia Nervosa: A Survival Guide for Sufferers and Friends was written in 1997. This long-awaited new edition builds on the work of the first book, providing essential new and updated research outcomes on anorexia nervosa. It offers a unique insight and guidance into the recovery process for those who suffer from an eating disorder as well as advice and information for their loved ones. Written collaboratively by both an expert in the field and someone with personal experience of eating disorders, this book offers exceptional understanding of the issues surrounding the illness.

Divided into four sections, it includes:

an outline of anorexia nervosa

coping strategies for sufferers

advice and information for families, carers and friends

guidelines for professionals who are involved in the sufferer’s life.

Families, friends, carers and professionals such as teachers and GPs are encouraged to read all sections in order to fully understand the illness. With an emphasis on collaboration and a layout that enables content to be referenced and read in any order, this book is an essential resource for anyone affected, directly or indirectly, by anorexia nervosa.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415633673
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/13/2013
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
729,184
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

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Meet the Author

Janet Treasure, OBE, PhD, FRCP, FRCPsych, is Director of the Eating Disorder Unit at South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, and a Professor at Kings College, London.

June Alexander is an Australian writer and life writing educator who has a 40-year career in journalism and has battled eating disorders since the age of 11.

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