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Author Heller, Tania, 1958-

Title Eating disorders : a handbook for teens, families, and teachers / Tania Heller
Published Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., [2003]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  616.8526 Hel/Eda  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 174 pages ; 23 cm
Contents No age barriers -- What are eating disorders -- Who develops an eating disorder and why? -- Body image and self-esteem -- Eating disorders in males -- Warning signs of an eating disorder -- Complications of eating disorders -- Associated disorders -- Treatment -- Recovery -- Prevention -- Adolescent obesity
Summary "This is a book for teenagers, their families, and others involved in their lives. It defines what the disorders are, considers who suffers from them and why, and discusses the warning signs, complications, and associated problems. It also provides information on adolescent obesity, body dysmorphia and the treatment and prevention of eating disorders. Numerous resources that can provide help are listed."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-172) and index
Subject Anorexia nervosa -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Eating disorders in adolescence -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
LC no. 2003005736
ISBN 0786414782 paperback alkaline paper