This is a guide to living with the problems and stresses that arise when people suffer from the eating disorders of anorexia and bulimia. The book offers guidance on how the disorders come about, how the family can be mobilized to help, self-help and therapy. The book also supplies useful addresses.The anorexic is emaciated because she has decided, quite consciously and deliberately, to restrict her food intake in order to reduce her body weight. Bulimia ... If you believe being fat is revolting, perhaps even wicked, you will want to be thin and do all you can to avoid becoming fat. ... Why do we accept that the beliefs and desires of the ascetic are legitimate explanations of their behaviour, but reject theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Living with Anorexia and Bulimia|
|Publisher||:||Manchester University Press - 1991-01|