The Starving Family Companion: Workbook for Parents of Children with Eating Disorders

The Starving Family Companion: Workbook for Parents of Children with Eating Disorders

by Cheryl Dellasega
     
 

In The Starving Family: Caregiving Mothers and Fathers Share their Eating Disorder Wisdom, Dr. Cheryl Dellasega provides a first-of-its kind guide for family caregivers of persons with eating disorders. Culled from the experiences of over a dozen diverse families who have "been there, done that," this book covers new territory on how to cope at home when anorexia,…  See more details below

Overview

In The Starving Family: Caregiving Mothers and Fathers Share their Eating Disorder Wisdom, Dr. Cheryl Dellasega provides a first-of-its kind guide for family caregivers of persons with eating disorders. Culled from the experiences of over a dozen diverse families who have "been there, done that," this book covers new territory on how to cope at home when anorexia, bulimia, or EDNOS strikes a loved one. In this Companion Workbook, Dr. Dellasega provides forms, tools and worksheets to guide parents in their record-keeping and caregiving.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932783384
Publisher:
Sourcebooks
Publication date:
02/01/2005
Pages:
52
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.19(d)

Meet the Author

Cheryl Dellasega is the author of two previous books (Surviving Ophelia and Girl Wars). She is also a Professor at the Penn State University College of Medicine where she is involved in teaching and research. Dr. Dellasega is known internationally for her scholarly work on psychosocial issues related to families and has appeared on the Today Show as an expert on relational aggression. She is also the founder of Camp Ophelia and Club Ophelia, two programs aimed at improving self-esteem, problem-solving skills, and relationships between adolescent girls.

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