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Unlocking the Mysteries of Eating Disorders A Life-Saving Guide to Your Child's Treatment and Recovery

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ISBN-10: 0071475370

ISBN-13: 9780071475372

Edition: 2008

Authors: David B. Herzog, Debra L. Franko, Patti Cable

List price: $21.00
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A Harvard doctor's practical, prescriptive, and compassionate approach to healing your child's eating disorder This insightful and comforting guide, written by two internationally known experts, shatters the myths, mysteries, and misconceptions surrounding eating disorders. You will learn how to recognize EDs, identify causes, talk to your child, and find the best treatment. The book includes the widest range of professional care options available, both psychotherapeutic and medicinal, as well as preventive solutions for children who display early warning signs. Most inspiring of all are the real-life stories of families who have faced eating disorders--and triumphed.
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Book details

List price: $21.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 8/21/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880

David B. Herzog, M.D., is the professor ofpsychiatry in the field of eating disorders at Harvard MedicalSchool. Debra L. Franko, Ph.D., is a professorat Northeastern University and lecturer at HarvardMedical School.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Does My Child Have an Eating Disorder?
The Nature of Eating Disorders
When Does Unhealthy Eating Cross the Line?
Spotting the Warning Signs
Toward Renewed Health: Treatment and Recovery
What if She Shows Signs of an Eating Disorder?
Setting Up Your Treatment Team
Medical Care and Monitoring
How You Can Help Support Her Through Recovery
Managing and Preventing Relapses
Handling the Effects on Family and Friends
Preventing Eating Disorders and Raising Awareness
Examining Risk Factors and Causes
Sending Your Child a Healthy Message
Eating Disorders Throughout Life
Paving the Road to Tomorrow
Resources
References
Index