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Eating Disorders

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Examines the problem of teen eating disorders, looking at the causes, types, frequency, and possible treatments. Jessica R. Greene... Weiterlesen
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Examines the problem of teen eating disorders, looking at the causes, types, frequency, and possible treatments.


Jessica R. Greene is freelance writer with a B.A. in Biopsychology and an M.A. from the University of Virginia. She has written several articles in the areas of substance abuse, domestic violence, nutrition, and other subjects of interest to the general public.


Five to 16 million individuals suffer or will suffer from anorexia and bulimia at some point in their lives. It's possible that 25 million more suffer from binge eating and other related eating disorders. Additionally: *90-95% of those who have eating disorders are girls and young women between the ages of 12 and 25 *86% of individuals afflicted with EDs report an onset before the age of 20 While many books have been published on eating disorders, this is one of the few aimed specifically at the older teen market. It examines the causes and varieties of teen eating disorders and offers advice on how to overcome them. The author looks at how eating disorders are defined, how common they are, and how they are tied into behavioral addictions. Besides those affected, the book will address how the behavior significantly impacts family and friends. After discussing the whys, the book offers ways in which teens can combat the behavior, which includes a list of resources for teens and their parents.


Acknowledgments Introduction: Before We Begin Chapter 1: Eating To Extremes: Mental Disorder Or Lifestyle Choice? Chapter 2: It Starts In Your Head: The Science Of Mood, Compulsion & Addiction Chapter 3: Keys That Turn The Lock: Complex And Combined Forces At Work Chapter 4: Let's Dish On The Past: The Origins Of Extreme Eating Chapter 5: Boys Get Hungry, Too: Culture Wars on Perfect Bodies Chapter 6: Appetite For Destruction: From Habit To Compulsion Chapter 7:Truth And Consequences: The Ultimate Cost Of Food Obsession Chapter 8: Who Can You Call: Practical Advice That May Help Chapter 9: It Gets Better From Here: Intervention & Treatment Chapter 10:Finding Balance: The Healthy Weigh to Recovery Epilogue: What Does Recovery Look Like? Glossary Chapter Notes Credit Lines About the Author


Titel: Eating Disorders
Untertitel: The Ultimate Teen Guide
EAN: 9780810887732
ISBN: 978-0-8108-8773-2
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Rowman & Littlefield
Genre: Sachbücher
Anzahl Seiten: 316
Gewicht: 746g
Größe: H257mm x B185mm x T23mm
Jahr: 2014



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