eBook Eating Disorders, 1st Edition

  • Kevin Hillstrom
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  • ISBN-10: 1420510231
  • ISBN-13: 9781420510232
  • DDC: 616.85
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 104 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released September 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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About

Overview

This title in Lucent's Nutrition and Health series talks about eating disorders. It describes the different types of eating disorders, their prevalence in society, what research suggests about causes and risk factors for having an eating disorder, how eating disorders are treated, the likelihood of recovery, and how people with eating disorders live with the disorder.

Features and Benefits

  • Individual volumes focus on a specific health or nutrition-related topic, such as body image, diets and dieting, junk food, or vegetarianism.
  • Each contains a topic overview, information about changing trends, up-to-date scientific analysis, and a look at controversies surrounding the featured subject.
  • The narrative also contains personal anecdotes, informative sidebars, fact boxes, and statistics that help readers understand these topics and how they impact their bodies and their lives.
  • Full-color photographs and detailed tables, charts, graphs and illustrations complement and enhance the text, while ancillary materials such as a glossary, a bibliography and a subject index provide useful tools for further research and discussion.