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Anorexia And Bulimia: A Parent's Guide To Recognising Eating Disorders and Taking Control


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Anorexia And Bulimia: A Parent's Guide To Recognising Eating Disorders and Taking Control by Dee Dawson
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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. It usually occurs in young women, starting in their teens, and it is estimated the about 2 per cent of all young women suffer from it. Bulimia is an eating disorder which is also on the rise among young people. They binge and purge in cycle to the extreme in their attempts to control their weight. This comprehensive, practical guide to detecting the early signs of eating disorders and them curing them, encourages parents to understand the illness, overcome their fears and take control of the situation. That may mean enforcing strict meal plans or taking the decision to sek professional help. The book covers the early signs to look out for, the possible effects of the illness - physical and psychological, the treatments available, and a plan that allows parents to take positive action and make a difference to their child's life.

Author Biography

Dr Dee Dawson is director of Rhodes Farm, a clinic which cares for children with severe eating disorders. She is considered a leading expert in her field and is often quoted by the national media on this subject. Rhodes Farm was also the subject of a TV documentary.
Release date NZ
October 4th, 2001
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
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