Inside Anorexia: The Experiences of Girls and Their Families (Paperback)
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Inside Anorexia: The Experiences of Girls and Their Families (Paperback)

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Paperback 208 Pages / Published: 15/12/2007
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Inside Anorexia provides valuable insight into the experiences and challenges faced by teenage girls with anorexia and their families.

The authors use the stories of individuals and their families as a starting point for understanding the issues associated with anorexia including: physical effects, the effect on siblings and parents, related psychiatric problems, causes and treatment. Useful fact boxes in each story provide an overview of current knowledge from a variety of disciplines as well as new findings from the authors' own research into anorexia nervosa.

Inside Anorexia is an accessible resource for anyone who wants a better understanding of anorexia nervosa. It will be an informative guide for health professionals as well as for people with anorexia and their families.

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781843105978
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 308 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 11 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
This book is a valuable resource that achieves that rare blend of theory research and professional practice and is highly readable and accessible. -- Debate
The book poignantly follows the accounts of the teenage girls, siblings, mothers, and fathers as they attempt to make meaning of and come to terms with anorexia in real time, rather than a post recovery perspective. The structure of the book is unique in that the family biographies are the scaffold upon which pertinent information and issues about anorexia are present... Inside anorexia has general reader appeal and is an easy read from start to finish. The book is of particular interest to anyone at the beginning stages of learning about complexities of this disease. It may also offer support and some illumination to patients and families who are at the beginning of their journey with this illness. -- Psychiatric Services
The full extent of anorexia and its effect on families is very well presented, so I think that anybody who was struggling with the complexity of the issues surrounding anorexia might well feel less isolated after reading this book... Inside Anorexia is worth a read. -- Healthcare Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal

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