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Treating and Overcoming Anorexia Nervosa
     

Treating and Overcoming Anorexia Nervosa

by Steven Levenkron
 

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A psychotherapist and leading expert on anorexia nervosa, Steven Levenkron now speaks clearly and compassionately to families and the medical community about the causes, coping strategies, and successful treatments for this insidious and deadly disease. He offers real-life case histories ranging from adolescence to mid-life, and includes information on bulimia, the

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A psychotherapist and leading expert on anorexia nervosa, Steven Levenkron now speaks clearly and compassionately to families and the medical community about the causes, coping strategies, and successful treatments for this insidious and deadly disease. He offers real-life case histories ranging from adolescence to mid-life, and includes information on bulimia, the abuse of laxatives, and diuretics as well as: * New medications that can sometimes offer a miraculous change in feelings, thoughts, and behaviors * The psychotherapeutic approach that works best * When hospitalization is necessary * Guidance for parents, spouses, and partners * Family therapy and emotional support

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Jane E. Brody
Illuminating...an important book for patients, families of patients, and therapists alike. -- New York Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780446344166
Publisher:
Grand Central Publishing
Publication date:
04/05/1988
Edition description:
REISSUE
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
4.12(w) x 6.75(h) x 0.62(d)

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Vivian Meehan
A guide not only for therapists and other professionals but also for friends and relatives inways to assist the anorexic.

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