Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders

An Encyclopedia of Causes, Treatment and Prevention

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ABC-CLIO

A timely, relevant work, this encyclopedia provides a comprehensive examination of a full range of topics related to eating disorders and body image.


A timely, relevant work, this encyclopedia provides a comprehensive examination of a full range of topics related to eating disorders and body image.


• Case illustrations of eating disorder concerns

• A timeline of the history of eating disorders

• Contributions from experts in cross-disciplinary fields

• Types of prevention programs and ways to promote positive body image



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Reel (health promotion and education, U. of Utah), a counselor who treats clients with eating disorders, brings together short entries that explore the definitions, risk factors, symptoms, and health consequences of anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, and other eating disorders and related issues. Entries include topics like aging and body image, adolescent development, anxiety disorders, ballet, bariatric surgery, body dysmorphic disorder, body image in males, cheerleading, dehydration, depression, diuretics, emotional eating, exercise, family influences, fat bias/discrimination, figure skating, flight attendants, gender, gymnastics, infertility, journaling, laxative abuse, mindfulness, night eating syndrome, obesity, osteoporosis, parents, personality disorders, pica, puberty, religion, self-injury, suicide, wannarexia, and twelve-step programs. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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"This is a book about "Eating Disorders" - An Encyclopedia of Causes, Treatment, and Prevention"--
"This timely encyclopedia provides a comprehensive examination of a full range of topics related to eating disorders and body image"--
Provides a comprehensive examination of a full range of topics related to eating disorders and body image.

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Cal. : Greenwood/an Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC., c2013
ISBN: 9781440800580
Characteristics: xiv, 498 p. : ill., ports. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Reel, Justine J.

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