Eating Disorders: A Guide for Families and Children

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Eating disorders affect not only those afflicted, but spouses, partners, children, family and friends. Eating disorders often come from a combination of psychological, interpersonal and social environments. The aim of this book is to create a dialogue between adults and children and to help children understand why their loved one with an eating disorder is behaving in certain ways. Because oftentimes people with eating disorders feel like they are different from others, they need loving, caring and compassionate ...

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Overview

Eating disorders affect not only those afflicted, but spouses, partners, children, family and friends. Eating disorders often come from a combination of psychological, interpersonal and social environments. The aim of this book is to create a dialogue between adults and children and to help children understand why their loved one with an eating disorder is behaving in certain ways. Because oftentimes people with eating disorders feel like they are different from others, they need loving, caring and compassionate people around them. This book is meant to address children's questions in a caring and truthful fashion. By opening up lines of communication, it is hoped that this book will empower not only children but family members to deal with this debilitating condition.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781873413494
  • Publisher: Merit Publishing International, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/31/2007
  • Series: Guide for Families
  • Pages: 40
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Ms. Elsbree is on the Board of Directors of Food Addicts Anonymous. She is Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Addictions Professional. She has Certification in Addiction Counseling and Addiction Studies. The author is a highly respected therapist specializing in addiction and is in private practice in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York is spokesperson for Weight Watchers.

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Table of Contents

How to Use This Book     3
Foreword   Sarah Ferguson     9
Introduction     10
Message of Hope     11
Binge Eating and Compulsive Overeating     12
Obesity and Morbid Obesity     12
Food as an Addiction     13
Using food to fill a feeling of emptiness     14
Genetics     15
Diabetes     16
Weight Loss Surgery     17
Anorexia Nervosa     18
Obsession With Diet, Calories and Control     18
Refusal To Maintain Minimal Normal Body Weight     19
Distorted Perception Of Body Weight/Shape     20
Excessive Exercise     21
Dresses In Layers To Hide Weight Loss     22
Bulimia Nervosa     23
Lack Of Control     23
Secretive Eating     24
Normal Weight     25
Medication     26
Recovery and Treatment     27
Individual Therapy     27
Other Helpful Disciplines     28
How Can You Make A Difference?     31
Statistics     32
Resources     34
References     35
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