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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
A girl with an eating disorder grows up. And then what? In this groundbreaking book, science journalist Trisha Gura explodes the myth that those who suffer from eating disorders, including anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, are primarily teenage girls. In truth, twenty-five to thirty million American women twenty-five and older suffer from serious... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 12.99
?One of the most up to date, relevant, and honest accounts of one family?s battle with the life threatening challenges of anorexia. Brown has masterfully woven science, history, and heart throughout this compelling and tender story.? ?Lynn S. Grefe, Chief Executive Officer, National Eating Disorders Association ?As a woman who once knew the grip... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 159.99
Oxford Handbooks offer authoritative and up-to-date reviews of original research in a particular subject area. Specially commissioned chapters from leading figures in the discipline give critical examinations of the progress and direction of debates, as well as a foundation for future research. Oxford Handbooks provide scholars and graduate students... more...
- Gürze Books 2011; US$ 15.95
Vibrant, talented, strong, and beautiful, Andrea Smeltzer seemed destined for a great future. But after a one-year struggle with bulimia, she died in her sleep at age 19, catapulting her mother Doris into a wrenching but ultimately rewarding journey of discovery. This unabashed account not only speaks about one family?s tragedy, but also critiques... more...
- Karnac Books 2005; US$ 15.95
In this classic text, originally published in 1986, Susie Orbach brilliantly examines the anorectic's struggle. Anorexia is a battle; a battle to be thin; a battle of wills, denial versus desire. It is also about control; by conquering feelings of hunger, the anorectic woman aspires to conquer her emotional feelings as well. For Orbach, the struggle... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 30.00
Although research on obesity has accelerated over the past decade, the proportion of Americans considered obese has not declined. In order to address this critical public health challenge, obesity research has recently shifted from focusing purely on individual causes to viewing individuals within their "obesogenic" or living environments.... more...
- New Harbinger Publications 2012; US$ 13.95
Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) expert and clinical psychologist Jenny Taitz presents End Emotional Eating , a comprehensive guide to overcoming the emotional eating issues that are at the root of most overeating and binge eating difficulties. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 88.95
This volume brings together behavioral, medical, and public health approaches and provides the knowledge necessary for a wide range of practitioners to effectively address the current obesity epidemic among children and adolescents. The book addresses several themes in pediatric and adolescent obesity. Experts in the field discuss the prevalence, etiology,... more...