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    DescriptionWhen anorexia nervosa strikes an individual and her family, everyone is thrown into confusion by the mixture of emotions that emerge. One of the strongest is fear. The fear arises partially because so much is unknown. What has caused this to happen? What will happen now? What can we do about it? This book is an attempt to answer some of these questions. Unusually for a book on anorexia nervosa, this book includes sections for parents and other carers alongside a section for the sufferer herself. So often books have been written which only give one perspective. In her work with patients and families Janet Treasure has tried to ensure that family and professionals collaborate and co-operate in order to overcome the power of the illness. Many families have used and commented on various versions of this book, and have helped to form its content. Experiences and problems have been shared, and solutions generated. Anorexia nervosa is a difficult illness to experience and write about because it spans such an extreme range of severity and it can also develop in childhood and adulthood. Nevertheless, there is much common ground throughout the range. Readers are therefore encouraged to use this book as a tool box rather than a new engine and to ask the questions, 'Is this part relevant for me?', 'Can I use it?', 'Shall I try it?', rather than trying to fit it all into place and expecting it to run smoothly.


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    Title
    Breaking Free from Anorexia Nervosa
    Subtitle
    A Survival Guide for Families, Friends and Sufferers
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Janet Treasure
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 165 mm
    Height: 241 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780863777608
    ISBN 10: 0863777600
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25320
    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.5
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: VFJJ
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: PSY036000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 670
    Ingram Subject Code: HE
    Libri: I-HE
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    BISAC V2.8: MED102000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A67262600
    BISAC V2.8: PSY011000, SEL014000
    DC22: 616.85/262
    DC21: 616.85262
    BISAC V2.8: PSY000000
    DC22: 616.85262
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: RC552.A5 T74 1997
    Thema V1.0: JM, VFJJ
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    Psychology Press Ltd
    Publication date
    01 December 1997
    Publication City/Country
    Hove
    Table of contents
    Part I: Anorexia Nervosa - Overview. What is Anorexia Nervosa? Who or What is to Blame? Ferment in the Feminals - Time and Time Again. Part II: For Carers: Acknowledging the Problem. Pulling Together as a Family. What Can be Done About Eating? More than Mere Fattening Up. Part III: For Sufferers: Preparing Yourself to Go - Recruiting Help. Understanding Yourself. What are the Dangers of Anorexia Nervosa? What You Should Know About Nutrition and Body Composition. Digging Deeper. Personality Patterns in Anorexia Nervosa. Repeating Patterns. Recovery. Part IV: Guidelines for Professionals. Guidelines for Therapists/Carers. Guidelines for Teachers. The Family Doctor's Perspective.