100 Questions & Answers About Eating DisordersAuthor: Carolyn Costin
Approximately 3 percent of all females suffer from anorexia and up to 4 percent suffer from bulimia in their lifetimes. Whether you’re a newly diagnosed patient with an eating disorder, or are a friend or relative of someone suffering from an eating disorder, this book offers help. The only text available to provide both the doctor’s and patient’s views, 100 Questions & Answers About Eating Disorders gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions. Written by an expert on the subject, with “insider” commentary from actual patients, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone struggling with the medical, psychological, or emotional turmoil of this condition.
100 Questions & Answers About Eating Disorders is like having a conversation or consultation in the office of a 30 year veteran of eating disorders, asking 100 of the most important questions and only paying the price of the book for it.
People from all over the country come to have consultations and clinics with the author. This book gives you her insight and expertise on 100 of the most frequently asked questions in simple conversational language.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Part 1: Overview of Eating Disorders
Part 2: Medical Issues Associated with Eating Disorders
Part 3: What Causes an Eating Disorder?
Part 4: Getting Help
Part 5: When to Consider a Treatment Program
Part 6: Philosophical Approaches to Treating Eating Disorders
Part 7: Guidelines for Families and Significant Others
Part 8: Getting Better
Part 9: Preventing Eating Disorders
Part 10: Alternative Treatments