The Parent's Guide to Childhood Eating Disorders

The Parent's Guide to Childhood Eating Disorders

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Baker & Taylor
Offers parents advice on how to deal with eating disorders in preteens and adolescents, explaining how to identify the warning signs of problems, normalize eating and exercise, know when to seek professional help, and avoid a relapse.

McMillan Palgrave
A successful new approach to treating eating disorders in preteens and teens, from a nationally renowned expert in the field.

In a society where eating disorders are rampant, it often takes special awareness and vigilance to raise children who will come to the dinner table free of the modern food-related phobias: fear of being fat, fear of excess calories, and obsession with physical appearance. Emphasizing a nutritional approach to treatment, The Parent's Guide to Childhood Eating Disorders will prove to parents that effective solutions can begin in the home with a reasonable investment of time, effort, and love. This groundbreaking guide includes information on:

- spottng early warning signs
- normalizing eating and exercises
- dealing with school, friends, sports, and camp
- knowing when to seek professional help
- avoiding a relapse

As an expert in eating disorders, a former anorexic, and the mother of two teenagers, Dr. Marcia Herrin speaks with rare authority and understanding. The Parent's Guide to Childhood Eating Disorders takes readers step-by-step through the healing journey that Herrin makes with each of her patients.
This important new addition to the literature is a warm, accessible guide that all parents concerned about eating disorders will turn to for practical and reassuring information.


Holtzbrinck
A successful new approach to treating eating disorders in preteens and teens, from a nationally renowned expert in the field. In a society where eating disorders are rampant, it often takes special awareness and vigilance to raise children who will come to the dinner table free of the modern food-related phobias: fear of being fat, fear of excess calories, and obsession with physical appearance. Emphasizing a nutritional approach to treatment, The Parent's Guide to Childhood Eating Disorders will prove to parents that effective solutions can begin in the home with a reasonable investment of time, effort, and love. This groundbreaking guide includes information on: - spottng early warning signs - normalizing eating and exercises - dealing with school, friends, sports, and camp - knowing when to seek professional help - avoiding a relapse As an expert in eating disorders, a former anorexic, and the mother of two teenagers, Dr. Marcia Herrin speaks with rare authority and understanding. The Parent's Guide to Childhood Eating Disorders takes readers step-by-step through the healing journey that Herrin makes with each of her patients. This important new addition to the literature is a warm, accessible guide that all parents concerned about eating disorders will turn to for practical and reassuring information.

Baker
& Taylor

Utilizing a nutritional approach to treatment, a practical handbook offers parents helpful and effective advice on how to deal with eating disorders in preteens and adolescents, explaining how to identify the warning signs of problems, normalize eating and exercise, know when to seek professional help, avoid a relapse, and help youngsters cope with potential triggers. Original. 20,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2002
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780805066494
0805066497
Characteristics: xxiii, 324 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Matsumoto, Nancy

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