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The Everything Parent's Guide to Eating Disorders: The information plan you need to see the warning signs, help promote positive body image, and develop a recovery plan for your child
     

The Everything Parent's Guide to Eating Disorders: The information plan you need to see the warning signs, help promote positive body image, and develop a recovery plan for your child

by Angie Best-Boss
 

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You don't know what to do. Your once happy, carefree child has begun abusing food and fallen into a pattern of disordered eating that is literally taking her life. You watch in horror as she binges and purges, starves herself, compulsively eats, or takes pills and supplements. There is no such thing as a harmless eating disorder. Your child is in danger and she

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You don't know what to do. Your once happy, carefree child has begun abusing food and fallen into a pattern of disordered eating that is literally taking her life. You watch in horror as she binges and purges, starves herself, compulsively eats, or takes pills and supplements. There is no such thing as a harmless eating disorder. Your child is in danger and she needs your help.

Children with an eating disorder need their parents to be prepared, engaged, knowledgeable, and ready to do battle on their behalf. With the professional, accessible advice presented here, you can get the support you need.

This guide helps you:

  • Promote positive body image--at any age
  • Instill healthy eating habits
  • Recognize warning signs
  • Find the right treatment options
  • Stay positive and encourage your child

This book provides an all-encompassing look at eating disorders--the symptoms, the causes, and the treatments--so you can feel confident about the steps you need to take to help your child overcome this illness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440528866
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Publication date:
12/15/2011
Sold by:
SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,104,001
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Angie Best-Boss, MA, is the content editor for EatingDisordersOnline, the Internet's fastest-growing eating-disorders community. An award-winning health-care writer, she is the survivor of an eating disorder, as well as the parent of a teen with an eating disorder. Ms. Best-Boss has a master's degree in counseling and is a member of the American Medical Writers Association and the Association of Health Care Journalists.

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