Body Betrayed: A Deeper Understanding of Women, Eating Disorders, and Treatment / Edition 1

Body Betrayed: A Deeper Understanding of Women, Eating Disorders, and Treatment / Edition 1

by Katheryn J. Zerbe, M.D., Katheryn J. Zerbe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0936077239

ISBN-13: 9780936077239

Pub. Date: 04/28/1995

Publisher: Gurze Books


This sensitive look at the complex causes and treatments of eating disorders, written by a leading authority interlaces clearly written clinical discussion with personal stories about individuals who have valiantly engaged in recovery. Topics include: body image, sexual abuse, feminism, athletes, medical complications, nutrition, obesity, chemical dependency,

Overview


This sensitive look at the complex causes and treatments of eating disorders, written by a leading authority interlaces clearly written clinical discussion with personal stories about individuals who have valiantly engaged in recovery. Topics include: body image, sexual abuse, feminism, athletes, medical complications, nutrition, obesity, chemical dependency, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780936077239
Publisher:
Gurze Books
Publication date:
04/28/1995
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
447
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.98(h) x 1.32(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments...............................................ix
About the Author............................................................xv
1. The Spectrum of Eating Disorders..................................................1
2. Comorbidity: The Dilemma of Dual Diagnoses...................................27
3. Daughters and Mothers..........................................................51
4. Daughters and Fathers....................................................77
5. When Self Meets Society: The Interplay of Cultural and Psychological Factors.................99
6. Special People in the Life Cycle: Eating Disorders in Infants, Children, Athletes, and Older Women........125
7. Chasing the Ideal: The Quest for a Perfect Body Image.........................................149
8. Fasting o Love: Concerns About Sexuality and Pregnancy...................................175
9. Swallowing Anger and Despair: The Impact of Physical and Sexual Abuse...195
10. Drowning Sorrow: Chemical Dependancy and Eating Disorders.......................223
11. The Body at Risk: Medical Complications of Eating Disorders............................249
12. Filling Up: The Biology of Nutrition and Eating Disorders...........................271
13. When Calories Add Up to Pain: The Tolls of Obesity............................293
14. Life's Hurdles: Ways Eating Disorders Help us to Cope.......................... 319
15. Treatment: The BodyReclaimed....................................................359
Epilogue.......................................................375
Tables...................................................381
Appendix..............................................................389
Bibliography........................................395
Index........................................431

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