Midlife Eating Disorders: Your Journey to Recovery

Midlife Eating Disorders: Your Journey to Recovery

by Cynthia M. Bulik, Ph.D.

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ISBN-13: 9780802743503
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 03/12/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 348,659
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Cynthia M. Bulik, Ph.D., is Distinguished Professor of Eating Disorders in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and director of the UNC Eating Disorders Program. She has been featured or quoted in Vogue, Newsweek, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal. She is author of The Woman in the Mirror: How to Stop Confusing What You Look Like With Who You Are and Crave: Why You Binge Eat and How to Stop. Bulik lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Cynthia M. Bulik, Ph.D., is the William and Jeanne Jordan Distinguished Professor of eating disorders in the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, professor of nutrition at the School of Pubilc Health, and director of the UNC Eating Disorders Program. She has been featured or quoted in Vogue, Newsweek, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal. She is the coauthor of Runaway Eating (with Nadine Taylor).

Table of Contents

Introduction: Erase All Stereotypes 1

Part 1 The Facts About Midlife Eating Disorders 5

Chapter 1 A Culture of Discontent: Why Midlife and Why Now? 7

Chapter 2 Defining the Disorders: What Are These Eating and Feeding Disorders? 14

Chapter 3 What's Different About Midlife Eating Disorders? 36

Chapter 4 The Face of Eating Disorders in Men 65

Chapter 5 The Changing Context of Eating Disorders 91

Chapter 6 Genes and Environment at Any Age 116

Part 2 Unique Challenges of Eating Disorders in Midlife 145

Chapter 7 Partners Suffer 147

Chapter 8 Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Eating Disorders 169

Chapter 9 Parenting with an Eating Disorder 193

Part 3 Your Journey to Recovery 215

Chapter 10 Motivators for Recovery 217

Chapter 11 Finding Compassionate Care 234

Chapter 12 It's Not a Life Sentence, and Recovery Is Not Solitary Confinement 266

Acknowledgments 291

Resources 293

Notes 299

Index 331

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