Overcoming Bulimia Nervosa and Binge-Eating

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One in 20 women in the West have experienced distressing episodes of uncontrolled eating. This book is a source of information and understanding for sufferers as well as for those, such as family members and friends, who need to develop a better understanding of the illness. It includes an account of the illness, an explanation of the nature of disturbances in eating habits and the psychological and social problems they cause, an account of the medical complications and an analysis of all the treatments available and their likely outcomes. The authors have included a self-help guide for those who want to tackle their difficulties on their own, offering a step-by-step programme to recovery.
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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 132 x 196 x 14mm | 180g
  • Robinson Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1854871714
  • 9781854871718
  • 312,818

About Peter J. Cooper

Peter Cooper is Professor of Psychology at the University of Reading. He is also a practising clinical psychologist and Series Editor of the 'Overcoming' series. Peter Cooper is Professor of Psychopathology at the Winnicott Research Unit at the University of Reading. Recognised as one of the world's experts in the treatment of bulimia he has more recently focused on the treatment of postpartum depression.
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A really helpful and practical way of tackling the enormous task of giving up bulimia. Signpost, newsletter for the Eating Disorders Association.
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