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- Guilford Publications 2011; US$ 16.95
It?s hard to decide which is more frightening--the “food? teenagers enjoy, or the things they say about their bodies. Whether it?s your son?s passion for chips and soda or your daughter?s announcement that she “feels fat,? kids? attitude about how they look and what they should eat often seem devoid of common sense. In a world where television and... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 43.95
The ABC of Eating Disorders is a comprehensive primer for GPs, dieticians, psychiatrists and community health teams who need to incorporate a sophisticated awareness of this field into their professional practice. It spans, and differentiates, eating and feeding disorders from diagnosis to their management and treatment. With a focus on primary care,... more...
- New Harbinger Publications 2011; US$ 59.95
Coauthored by Kelly Wilson, cofounder of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Eating Disorders is a complete guide to treating eating disorders that targets the underlying factors that fuel most eating disorders. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 75.00
This volume provides researchers and clinicians with an insight into recent developments in activity anorexia. Much of the basic information on the topic has come from animal literature; the theory of activity anorexia is built on an animal model of self-starvation (rats placed on a single daily feeding run more and more, over days stop eating, and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 25.99
Childhood obesity in the United States has tripled in a generation. But while debates continue over the content of school lunches and the dangers of fast food, we are just beginning to recognize the full extent of the long-term physical, psychological, and social problems that overweight children will endure throughout their lives. Most dramatically,... 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...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 210.00
First published in 1943, Vitamins and Hormones is the longest-running serial published by Academic Press. The Editorial Board now reflects expertise in the field of hormone action, vitamin action, X-ray crystal structure, physiology and enzyme mechanisms. Under the capable and qualified editorial leadership of Dr. Gerald Litwack, Vitamins and... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 13.07
Anorexia nervosa is a condition in which sufferers diet continually and starve themselves. They may also use laxatives, vomiting or exercise excessively in order to control weight. Anorexia usually occurs in young women, starting in their teens, and it is estimated that about 2 per cent of all young women suffer from it. Bulimia is an eating disorder... more...
- Hammersmith Books Limited 2011; US$ 16.03
Anorexia nervosa is a potentially fatal disorder that is notoriously difficult to treat and provokes feelings of great frustration in carers, families and friends. Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, Dr Agnes Ayton FRCPsych, offers a new perspective, bringing together what is currently known and scientifically verified with her own ground-breaking work... more...