The Secret Language of Eating Disorders: How You Can Understand and Work to Cure Anorexia and Bulimia

The Secret Language of Eating Disorders: How You Can Understand and Work to Cure Anorexia and Bulimia

by Peggy Claude-Pierre
     
 
Few psychiatric conditions are more debilitating than anorexia and bulimia, which together afflict some 8 million women and men - and kill many of their victims. No disorders have proven more baffling to the medical community. This electrifying book, whose author attracted worldwide attention when her theories were featured on "20/20," "Pamela Wallin

Overview

Few psychiatric conditions are more debilitating than anorexia and bulimia, which together afflict some 8 million women and men - and kill many of their victims. No disorders have proven more baffling to the medical community. This electrifying book, whose author attracted worldwide attention when her theories were featured on "20/20," "Pamela Wallin Live," and "Oprah," exposes the inner logic of eating disorders and outlines a radical new approach to their successful, permanent treatment. Powerful, candid and bracing in its common sense, The Secret Language of Eating Disorders offers hope to the families of the afflicted.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"An exciting new interpretation of anorexia and bulimia... A must-read." -Quill & Quire

"Provocative... A gripping, often chilling view of what it's like to battle these horrific diseases." -Newsweek

"Claude-Pierre's compassion and dedication are evident on every page of this account, and her insights are stimulating... Its humane and caring message will reach deep into the hearts of those who suffer from eating disorders." -Publishers Weekly

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780679309611
Publisher:
Random House of Canada, Limited
Publication date:
01/26/1999
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.67(w) x 8.86(h) x 0.77(d)

Meet the Author

Peggy Claude-Pierre and her husband founded the Montreux Counselling Centre when they realized that current treatments for eating disorders were ineffective. Their clinic's revolutionary approach to the disease has resulted in extremely high cure rates as well as an international reputation for excellence. Peggy Claude-Pierre lives in Victoria, British Columbia.

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