Inside Anorexia provides valuable insight into the experiences and challenges faced by teenage girls with anorexia and their families. The authors use the stories of individuals and their families as a starting point for understanding the issues associated with anorexia including: physical effects, the effect on siblings and parents, related psychiatric problems, causes and treatment. Useful fact boxes in each story provide an overview of current knowledge from a variety of disciplines as well as new findings from the authors' own research into anorexia nervosa. Inside Anorexia is an accessible resource for anyone who wants a better understanding of anorexia nervosa. It will be an informative guide for health professionals as well as for people with anorexia and their families. Copyright © 2008 Christine Halse, Anne Honey, and Desiree Boughtwood.
|Place of Publication||London|
|Publisher||Jessica Kingsley Publishers|
|ISBN (Print)||1843105977, 9781843105978|
|Publication status||Published - 2008|