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Talking to Eating Disorders: Simple Ways to Support Someone Who Has Anorexia, Bulimia, or Other Eating Disorders
     

Talking to Eating Disorders: Simple Ways to Support Someone Who Has Anorexia, Bulimia, or Other Eating Disorders

by Jeanne Albronda Heaton, Claudia J. Strauss, Heaton/Strauss
 

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When a friend or family member shows signs of an eating disorder, the first impulse is to charge in, give advice, and fix what is wrong. But these tactics-however well-intentioned-can backfire.

This compassionate guide offers ways to tackle the tough topics of body image, media messages, physical touch, diets, and exercise-along with a special section on talking

Overview

When a friend or family member shows signs of an eating disorder, the first impulse is to charge in, give advice, and fix what is wrong. But these tactics-however well-intentioned-can backfire.

This compassionate guide offers ways to tackle the tough topics of body image, media messages, physical touch, diets, and exercise-along with a special section on talking about these issues with children. It includes information about when to get professional help, how to handle emergencies, and answers to difficult questions such as "Am I too fat?" or "Is this ok to eat?"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780451215222
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/28/2005
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
617,501
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Jeanne A. Heaton, Ph.D., has 30 years of experience providing therapy and working with a multidisciplinary team for eating disorders. She is the director of Ohio University's Counseling and Psychological Services and has a private practice.

Claudia J. Strauss is an award-winning communication consultant and educator. She is the author of Talking to Alzheimer's, Talking to Depression, and Talking to Anxiety.

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