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Demystifiying Anorexia Nervosa An Optimistic Guide to Understanding and Healing by Alexander R. Lucas

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages190
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Open LibraryOL7389052M
ISBN 100195133382
ISBN 109780195133387

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Anorexia nervosa, in simple terms, is self-starvation. However, it is a complex problem with intricate roots; and, recovery is best accomplished with a grasp of sound information, specific tasks, and the support of others. All of that is provided in this guidebook, which includes:Cited by: 3.   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Demystifiying Anorexia Nervosa by Alexander R. Lucas, Febru , Oxford University Press, USA edition, in EnglishCited by: 6. Emotionally and physically devastating, anorexia nervosa is the third most common chronic illness in teenage girls, striking one in every two hundred (boys only make up 10% of all cases). And while there are a plethora of books on the subject, most are either personal accounts of recovery or attempts to explain the disease from only one. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Demystifiying Anorexia Nervosa by Alexander R. Lucas; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Popular works, Anorexia nervosa.

Anorexia nervosa is characterized by self-starvation to avoid obesity. People with this disorder believe they are overweight, even when their bodies become grotesquely distorted by malnourishment. Bulimia is characterized by massive food binges followed by self-induced vomiting or use of diuretics and laxatives to avoid weight gain. Please cite this article as: Zandian M et al. Cause and treatment of anorexia nervosa. Physiol Behav (), doi: /h . The story of a college girl as she develops anorexia nervosa, and fails to see a problem with her poor eating habits and extreme amounts of exercise. I wrote this as a project for my Health class. Feedback is appreciated.   It's alarming when you hear the stat that more than 24 million Americans are living with eating disorders — so when National Eating Disorders Awareness Week comes around, it's important to reach Author: Erin Mckelle.

Bulimia nervosa, characterized b binge-eating, self-induced vomiting, laxative abuse, or fasting, is a major health concern that affects 1 to 3 % of college-age women in the United States. A uniquely modern disorder, bulimia occurs in industrialized societies that have a surplus of food and a preoccupation with slimness.   Ginia Bellafante put it well a few years ago, in a book review for the New York Times: “Anorexia is a disease of contradiction: it demands . / American writers / Fiction in english / Children's literature / Anorexia nervosa [mesh] / Young adult fiction, american / Children's stories, american / Emotional problems of teenagers / Eating disorders / Appetite disorders / Anorexia in children. 'Decoding anorexia' This book is a rare thing: it explains anorexia from a scientific, biological point of view. Carrie Arnold illustrates some of the points with her personal experience of dealing with anorexia. Evidence-based CBT for eating disorders. Above: therapists' manuals by Waller, then Fairburn, then self-help books by Waller, then.