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    Almost Anorexic: Is My (Or My Loved One's) Relationship with Food a Problem? (The Almost Effect Series) (Paperback) By (author) Jennifer J. Thomas, By (author) Jenni Schaefer

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    DescriptionDetermine if your eating behaviours are a problem, develop strategies to change unhealthy patterns, and learn when and how to get professional help when needed with this practical, engaging guide to taking care of yourself when you are not a full-blown anorexic. Every day millions of us struggle with eating. We stand at the mirror wondering how we can face the day when we look so fat. We over-exercise. We skip meals, go on fad diets, and scan labels for "fat free." Still, we are never thin enough. Sitting down to a meal feels like facing a battle. Many of us suffer from the symptoms and effects of anorexia, but never address the issue because we don't fully meet the diagnostic criteria. One major study estimates that while 1 in 200 adults have experienced the full anorexia syndrome, as many as 1 in 20 have exhibited at least some of the key symptoms.If this is the case for you, then you may be "almost anorexic". With this groundbreaking book, you can get help for yourself or a loved one. Drawing on case studies and the latest research, eating disorder experts Jennifer Thomas and Jenni Schaefer give you the skills to:Understand the symptoms of almost anorexia and its place on the spectrum from normal eating behaviours to a full-blown eating disorderDetermine if you (or your loved one's) relationship with food is a problemGain insight on how to intervene with a loved oneDiscover proven strategies to change unhealthy eating patternsLearn when and how to get professional help when it's needed


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    Title
    Almost Anorexic
    Subtitle
    Is My (Or My Loved One's) Relationship with Food a Problem?
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jennifer J. Thomas, By (author) Jenni Schaefer
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 200
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 408 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781616494445
    ISBN 10: 1616494441
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.5
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: VFJJ
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T General Subject: 725
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/NEWAGE
    Ingram Subject Code: HE
    BISAC V2.8: HEA017000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24630
    Libri: I-HE
    BIC subject category V2: MMZR
    B&T Approval Code: A37384000
    BIC subject category V2: MMZD
    B&T Approval Code: A67262600
    BISAC V2.8: PSY011000, SEL014000
    DC22: 616.85/262
    BISAC V2.8: OCC019000
    DC22: 616.85262
    LC subject heading: , , , , , ,
    DC23: 616.85262
    LC classification: RC552.A5 T488 2013
    Thema V1.0: MKZD, MKZR, VFJJ
    Publisher
    Hazelden Publishing & Educational Services
    Imprint name
    Hazelden Publishing & Educational Services
    Publication date
    30 July 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Center City
    Author Information
    Jennifer J. Thomas, PhD, is on the Harvard Medical School staff and is assistant professor of psychology in the department of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital specialising in eating disorders. Jenni Schaefer is an internationally known author and speaker whose work has helped change the face of recovery from eating disorders. Her books include Life Without Ed.
    Review quote
    "Almost Anorexic" is a must read for anyone concerned with their own or a loved one's relationship with food and body. I am not a professional, I am a survivor and I promise you will relate to the words on every page and gain so much insight from this incredible book." - David H., Book Bargains, 5 Star Review "Almost Anorexic succeeds in achieving balance among eating disorder assessment and treatment principles grounded in scientific research, clinical practice, and personal experience. The partnership between Thomas (researcher and clinician) and Schaefer (author with personal experience with eating disorder recovery) is commendable and will be invaluable to helping men and women who are struggling with "almost anorexia."- The AED (Academy for Eating Disorders) Forum "Thoughtfully educates the reader of the dangers of eating disorders that might not fit within the common public understanding."--Lynn S. Grefe, president and CEO, National Eating Disorders Association "Anorexia Nervosa, a serious and potentially life-threatening disorder, is relatively rare. Much more common are subclinical symptoms which are nonetheless very distressing and problematic. "Almost Anorexic "uniquely and compellingly describes this important phenomenon and provides down-to-earth guidance on how to overcome such problems."--B. Timothy Walsh, professor of psychiatry, Columbia University, and chair of the DSM-5 Eating Disorders Work Group "I wish "Almost Anorexic"had been written when my daughter was ""almost anorexic." " This book might have given us the information we needed to intervene before our daughter moved into full-blown anorexia, and it might have helped us save her life."--Kitty Westin, advocacy director, The Emily Program Foundation "A vibrant read with a fresh perspective on the perilous gray zone between healthy and anorexic."--Cynthia Bulik, author of "Midlife Eating Disorders "and director of the UNC Center of Excellen