Find treatment and support and regain control of your life
Think you -- or someone you love -- has an eating disorder? This practical, reassuring 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 if you are suffering from an eating disorder, as well as the serious medical impacts. You'll see how to find the right therapist, evaluate the latest treatments, and support your -- or your loved one's -- recovery in day-to-day living.
Discover how to:
Identify the warning signs
Recognize companion disorders and addictions
Handle anxiety and emotional eating
Approach someone about getting treatment
Treat disorders in men, children, or the elderly
- Verlag: Wiley & Sons
- Seitenzahl: 384
- Ausstattung/Bilder: 1. Auflage. 2008. 388 S. 233 mm
- Abmessung: 234mm x 193mm x 15mm
- Gewicht: 565g
- ISBN-13: 9780470225493
- ISBN-10: 0470225491
- Best.Nr.: 23144881
Part I: Eating Disorders: An All-Consuming World of Their Own.
Chapter 1: Understanding Eating Disorders.
Chapter 2: Getting Insight into Anorexia Nervosa.
Chapter 3: Seeing Inside Bulimia Nervosa.
Chapter 4: Understanding Binge Eating Disorder.
Chapter 5: Eating Disorder Risk Factors.
Chapter 6: Deconstructing Your Body with an Eating Disorder.
Chapter 7: Sidekicks That Often Accompany Eating Disorders.
Part II: Getting Well: Exploring Recovery and Treatment Options.
Chapter 8: Seeing What Recovery Looks Like.
Chapter 9: Deciding the Who, What, and Where for Treatment.
Chapter 10: Finding the Treatment Approach That's Right for You.
Chapter 11: Including Other People in Your Treatment.
Chapter 12: Exploring Medication and Other Approaches.
Chapter 13: Making Good Use of the Approach You Choose.
Chapter 14: Managing Early Stage Recovery and the Reality of Relapse.
Part III: Eating Disorders in Special Populations.
Chapter 15: Eating Disorders in Males.
Chapter 16: Athletes and Eating Disorders.
Chapter 17: Eating Disorders on the Stage, Screen, and Runway.
Chapter 18: Eating Disorders in Children.
Chapter 19: Eating Disorders Later In Life.
Chapter 20: Eating Disorders and People Who Are Obese.
Part IV: Advice and Help for Families and Others Who Care.
Chapter 21: Forming a Plan to Help the Person with an Eating Disorder.
Chapter 22: Implementing Your Plan to Help.
Chapter 23: Making Life Livable While Supporting Another's Recovery.
Chapter 24: Finding Support for Yourself While Supporting Another's Recovery.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 25: Ten Don'ts: Behaviors and Thoughts to Avoid.
Chapter 26: Ten Do's: Ways to Enhance Your Recovery.