Why She Feels Fat: Understanding Your Loved One's Eating Disorder and How You Can Help

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Sprinkled with over 100 quotes from recovering individuals, Why She Feels Fat explores eating disorders from the inside out to convey the emotional experience and perspectives of those who have them. Decoding the deeper meaning of the statement "I feel fat" is at the heart of this simple and straightforward book that also includes basic information, such as signs, symptoms, medical complications, causes, ...
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Overview

Sprinkled with over 100 quotes from recovering individuals, Why She Feels Fat explores eating disorders from the inside out to convey the emotional experience and perspectives of those who have them. Decoding the deeper meaning of the statement "I feel fat" is at the heart of this simple and straightforward book that also includes basic information, such as signs, symptoms, medical complications, causes, approaches to treatment, and stages of recovery.

About the Author:
Johanna Marie McShane, PhD, specializes in treating eating disorders in individuals and families

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  • ISBN-13: 9780936077291
  • Publisher: Gurze Books
  • Publication date: 1/28/2008
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Pages: 143
  • Sales rank: 405,962
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.41 (h) x 0.45 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     v
Introduction     vii
Understanding Their World
The Basics of Eating Disorders: Bingeing, Purging, Starving: What's the Difference?     15
The Causes of Eating Disorders: Why Did This Happen?     31
Beyond the Symptoms: What Do Her Behaviors Mean?     41
Hearing Their Words
Understanding Anorexia: In Their Own Words     55
Understanding Bulimia: In Their Own Words     69
Supporting Their Recovery
Treatments for Eating Disorders: Where Do We Go From Here?     93
The Phases of Recovery: What Should We Expect?     109
Supporting Her Recovery: How Can I Help?     133
Helpful Organizations     145
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 5, 2014

    I don't understand why this book was given one star.  As someone

    I don't understand why this book was given one star.  As someone who has suffered from Anorexia Nervosa, I could really relate to what the writers said.  I feel like they really understood (which is rare since so many people misunderstand eating disorders in general).  Also, I was previously a client Dr. Paulson and he is wonderful.

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