Do you think that you or someone you love may suffer from and eating disorder? Eating Disorders For Dummies gives you the straight facts you need to make sense of what’s happening inside you and offers a simple step-by-step procedure for developing a safe and health plan for recovery.
This practical, reassuring, and gentle guide explains anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder in plain English, as well as other disorders such as bigorexia and compulsive exercising. Informative checklists help you determine whether you are suffering form an eating disorder and, if so, what impact the disorder is having or may soon have on your health. You’ll also get plenty of help in finding the right therapist, evaluating the latest treatments, and learning how to support recovery on a day-by-day basis. Discover how to:
- Identify eating disorder warning signs
- Set yourself on a sound and successful path to recovery
- Recognize companion disorders and addictions
- Handle anxiety and emotional eating
- Survive setbacks
- Approach someone about getting treatment
- Treat eating disorders in men, children, and the elderly
- Help a sibling, friend, or partner with and eating disorder
- Benefit from recovery in ways you never imagined
Complete with helpful lists of recovery dos and don’ts, Eating Disorders For Dummies is an immensely important resource for anyone who wants to recover — or help a loved one recover — from one of these disabling conditions and regain a healthy and energetic life.
|Series:||For Dummies Series|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||6 MB|
About the Author
Ms. Schulherr is a trained family and couples therapist. She has extensive experience in the trauma specialty approaches of EMDR and Somatic Experiencing, each of which she has adapted for the treatment of eating disorders.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Ive been stuggling for year with food. This book gets down to the nitty gritty and easily helps you dertime what type of issue you have so you can then be directed to the right recources and there are many listed in this book along with details of each resource and how it may or may not be for you. I have BED - binge eating disorder........yeah, Ive got one piece of the puzzle........now its time for the homework....not easy but its all out there for you. Great starting point book - anyone with any type of eating disorder will get all the right stuff to start you on your direction.