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    DescriptionThe highly respected and widely known Anorexia Nervosa: A Survival Guide for Sufferers and Friends was written in 1997. This long-awaited new edition builds on the work of the first book, providing essential new and updated research outcomes on anorexia nervosa. It offers a unique insight and guidance into the recovery process for those who suffer from an eating disorder as well as advice and information for their loved ones. Written collaboratively by both an expert in the field and someone with personal experience of eating disorders, this book offers exceptional understanding of the issues surrounding the illness. Divided into four sections, it includes: an outline of anorexia nervosa coping strategies for sufferers advice and information for families, carers and friends guidelines for professionals who are involved in the sufferer's life. Families, friends, carers and professionals such as teachers and GPs are encouraged to read all sections in order to fully understand the illness. With an emphasis on collaboration and a layout that enables content to be referenced and read in any order, this book is an essential resource for anyone affected, directly or indirectly, by anorexia nervosa.


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    Title
    Anorexia Nervosa
    Subtitle
    A Recovery Guide for Sufferers, Families and Friends
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Janet Treasure, By (author) June Alexander
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 430 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415633666
    ISBN 10: 0415633664
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.5
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: VFJB
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: PS
    Libri: I-PS
    BISAC V2.8: PSY036000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 670
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 30
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15340
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: MMZD
    B&T Approval Code: A67262600
    BISAC V2.8: PSY011000
    DC22: 616.85/262, 616.85262
    LC subject heading:
    DC23: 616.85262
    LC classification: RC552.A5 T74 2013
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/MEDTAS
    Thema V1.0: VFJB, MKZD
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    5 black & white tables, 37 black & white line drawings
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    07 May 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Janet Treasure, OBE, PhD, FRCP, FRCPsych, is Director of the Eating Disorder Unit at South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, and a Professor at Kings College, London. June Alexander is an Australian writer and life writing educator who has a 40-year career in journalism and has battled eating disorders since the age of 11.
    Table of contents
    Acknowledgements. Introduction. About the Authors. Section I: An Overview. What is Anorexia Nervosa? Avoid the Blame Game. Centuries of Trying to Understand Food Refusal. Section II: For Sufferers. Starting the Recovery Journey. Understanding Your Self. The Dangers of Anorexia Nervosa. Body Composition and Nutrition. Digging Deeper: Understanding Personality Patterns. Links in Generations. Recovery IS Possible. Section III: For Families, Carers and Friends. Helping to Eliminate the Eating Disorder. Pulling Together as a Family. Confronting the Eating Challenge. Recovery is More Than Gaining Weight. Section IV: Guidelines for Professionals. Guidelines for Therapists and Carers. The Family Doctor - Making a Diagnosis. Guidelines for School Staff. Where to get Support. Appendix.