eBook Eating Disorders Sourcebook, 3rd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0780812050
  • ISBN-13: 9780780812055
  • DDC: 616.85
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 583 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released June 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Eating Disorders Sourcebook provides basic consumer health information about anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and other eating disorders and related concerns, such as compulsive exercise, female athlete triad, the abuse of laxatives and diet pills, and body dysmorphic disorder. It explains the factors that put people at risk for developing eating disorders, and it discusses their adverse health affects and the methods used to prevent, diagnose, and treat them. Tips for determining a healthy weight and promoting self-esteem and a positive body image are also included, along with guidelines for safe weight loss and exercise, and a glossary of terms related to eating disorders, and a list of resources for further information.