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- Gallery Books 2006; US$ 14.99
For any woman who has bonded with a stranger by complaining about how fat she feels, here is a thoughtful and inspiring guide to breaking the cycle of body criticism and creating a powerful and healthy self-image. Let's face it, you're tired of dieting. You hate counting calories and carbs and fat grams. You're sick of the pressure to work out... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2007; US$ 9.99
Aimee Liu, who wrote Solitaire , the first-ever memoir of anorexia, in 1979, returns to the subject nearly three decades later and shares her story and those of the many women in her age group of life beyond this life-altering ailment. She has extensively researched the origins and effects of both anorexia and bulimia, and dispels many commonly held... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 35.00
The Truth About Eating Disorders is a comprehensive A-to-Z guide addressing everything from the lifelong effects of anorexia to the pressures and stresses that often lead to one or more of these disorders. Offering important facts, testimonies, and demonstrations that illustrate the serious dangers of eating disorders, this volume helps teens find... more...
- McGraw-Hill 2002; US$ 21.95
This volume is aimed at the masses who are making themselves miserable and unhealthy by dieting. Dr Wendy Oliver-Pyatt discusses this problem's devastating effects on people's physical and mental health, and offers a compassionate perspective as someone who has suffered from an eating disorder. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
The Obsession is a deeply committed and beautifully written analysis of our society's increasing demand that women be thin. It offers a careful, thought provoking discussion of the reasons men have encouraged this obsession and women have embraced it. It is a book about women's efforts to become thin rather than to accept the natural dimensions... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.95
Here, collected for the first time, 19 writers describe their eating disorders from the distance of recovery, exposing as never before the anorexic's self-enclosed world. Taking up issues including depression, genetics, sexuality, sports, religion, fashion and family, these essays examine the role anorexia plays in a young person's search for direction.... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 8.99
More than simple cases of dieting gone awry, eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia are among the most fatal of mental illnesses, responsible for more deaths each year than any other psychiatric disorder. These illnesses afflict millions of young people, especially women, all over the world. Carrie Arnold developed anorexia as an adolescent... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2003; US$ 14.00
Never before Food and Loathing has the intimate relationship between mood swings and food swings been so honestly chronicled. As a bright but chubby girl, Betsy Lerner believed that thinness was the key to success with friends and boys. By junior high, she had precisely divided the world of food into two camps: the dietetic and the forbidden. Becoming... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2010; US$ 9.99
In a society that favours a slim body image, eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia are on the increase. This authoritative and compassionate guide gives families, friends and sufferers themselves the help they need. more...