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When Dieting Becomes Dangerous A Guide to Understanding and Treating Anorexia and Bulimia

ISBN-10: 0300092334

ISBN-13: 9780300092332

Edition: 2002

Authors: Deborah M. Michel, Susan G. Willard, Arthur H. Crisp

List price: $19.00
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Description:

This primer on anorexia and bulimia is aimed directly at patients and the people who care about them. Written in simple language by two experts in the field, it describes the symptoms and warning signs of eating disorders, explains their presumed causes and complexities, and suggests effective treatments.
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 12/11/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Susan G. Willard, director of the Eating Disorders Treatment Center at River Oaks Hospital, is professor in the department of psychiatry and neurology and the department of pediatrics at the Tulane University School of Medicine.

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
What Is an Eating Disorder?
Who Is Likely to Develop an Eating Disorder?
Why Does Someone Develop an Eating Disorder?
How Is an Eating Disorder Treated?
What Can Family, Friends, and Others Do to Help?
Are Eating Disorders Different in Males?
How Does a Nonspecialist Assess, Treat, and Refer Someone with an Eating Disorder?
Afterword