The Parent's Guide to Eating Disorders

The Parent's Guide to Eating Disorders

Supporting Self-esteem, Healthy Eating, & Positive Body Image at Home

Book - 2007
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Baker & Taylor
Places emphasis on early detection and intervention that focuses on establishing healthy eating attitudes in children and adolescents, in a reference that includes coverage of eating disorders as they pertain to boys and explains how to treat disorders without resorting to high-cost in-patient treatments. Reprint.

Perseus Publishing
The Parent's Guide to Eating Disorders shows that effective solutions begin at home and cost little more than a healthy investment of time, effort, and love. Based on exciting new research, it differs from similar books in several key ways. Instead of concentrating on the grim, expensive hospital stays of patients with severe disorders, the authors focus on the family, teaching parents how to examine and understand their family’s approach to food and body-image issues and its effect their child’s behavior. Parents learn to identify an eating disorder early, to establish healthy attitudes toward food at a young age, and to intervene in a nonthreatening, nonjudgmental way. The authors concentrate on teens, the age group most often affected by eating disorders, as well as younger children. Individual chapters cover boys at risk, relapse training, dealing with friends, school, and summer camp, and much more. The book includes an appendix and sections on further reading, organizations and websites, residential and hospital programs, and references.

The Parent's Guide to Eating Disorders shows that effective solutions begin at home and cost little more than a healthy investment of time, effort, and love. Based on exciting new research, it differs from similar books in several key ways. Instead of concentrating on the grim, expensive hospital stays of patients with severe disorders, the authors focus on the family, teaching parents how to examine and understand their family’s approach to food and body-image issues and its effect their child’s behavior. Parents learn to identify an eating disorder early, to establish healthy attitudes toward food at a young age, and to intervene in a nonthreatening, nonjudgmental way. The authors concentrate on teens, the age group most often affected by eating disorders, as well as younger children. Individual chapters cover boys at risk, relapse training, dealing with friends, school, and summer camp, and much more. The book includes an appendix and sections on further reading, organizations and websites, residential and hospital programs, and references.


Publisher: Carlsbad, CA : Gürze Books, c2007
Edition: 2nd ed
Description: xxvi, 381 p. ; 23 cm
ISBN: 9780936077031
0936077034
Branch Call Number: 618.92852 Her
Additional Contributors: Matsumoto, Nancy.

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