Sound, sensitive advice for overcoming an eating disorder
Anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, exercise addictions . . . these disorders can be devastating, but they are in no way unbeatable. Therapist Carolyn Costin, herself recovered from anorexia, brings three decades of experience and the newest research in the field together, providing readers with the latest treatments, from medication and behavioral therapy to alternative remedies.
Whether you are living with an eating disorder or you are a loved one or professional helping someone who is, The Eating Disorder Sourcebook will help you:
Recognize and identify eating disorders
Discover and work with the underlying causes of an eating disorder
Make the right choices when comparing treatment options
Understand what is expected in individual, group, and family therapy
Know when outpatient treatment is not enough and what else can be done