Anorexia and Bulimia in the Family

Anorexia and Bulimia in the Family

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Written by a mother whose daughter suffers from an eating disorder, Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa is a supportive, helpful guide for families of those with eating disorders. Framed by the personal story of GrAiinne Smith and her daughter, the book describes the onset and symptoms of the two disorders, as well as the typical situations family and caregivers can expect on the long road to helping the sufferer to recover. Readers will learn about the effects on family life, in particular the common feelings of isolation and helplessness, and get strategies for coping and finding more information and assistance.Anorexia in residence, where the behaviour and demands of the illness may lead to many family disagreements. ... Some members become deeply involved in Anorexiaa#39;s rituals, believing that the rituals are part of the illness and important to Anorexia and ... Dona#39;t let it be you! ... This does not happen overnight and, like the course of the illness, often involves two steps forward and one back. No matter how long it takes, as long as the direction is generally forward, it can only benefit anbsp;...

Title:Anorexia and Bulimia in the Family
Author:Gráinne Smith
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2004-04-02


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