By Janet Treasure

ISBN-10: 0415633664

ISBN-13: 9780415633666

The hugely revered and widely recognized Anorexia Nervosa: A Survival consultant for victims and Friends was once written in 1997. This long-awaited re-creation builds at the paintings of the 1st booklet, delivering crucial new and up-to-date learn results on anorexia nervosa. It bargains a special perception and suggestions into the restoration technique when you be afflicted by an consuming affliction in addition to recommendation and knowledge for his or her family. Written collaboratively via either a professional within the box and anyone with own event of consuming issues, this publication bargains unparalleled knowing of the problems surrounding the affliction.

Divided into 4 sections, it contains:

an define of anorexia nervosa

coping ideas for victims

advice and data for households, carers and neighbors

guidelines for execs who're desirous about the sufferer’s lifestyles.

Families, buddies, carers and execs corresponding to lecturers and GPs are inspired to learn all sections with a view to totally comprehend the sickness. With an emphasis on collaboration and a structure that allows content material to be referenced and browse in any order, this e-book is an important source for a person affected, at once or in some way, by way of anorexia nervosa.

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Does X take your eating behaviour personally? Always (1 point) Often (2 points) Sometimes (3 points) Rarely (4 points) Never (5 points) 3. Could you talk to X even if you weren’t making progress? Definitely (3 points) Not sure (2 points) Definitely not (1point) 4. Can you trust X to be always there when you need someone – with no strings attached? No moral blackmail? Definitely (5 points) Probably (4 points) Maybe (3 points) Probably not (2 points) Definitely not (1 point) 5. When you overcome your anorexia, what will X’s likely response be?

I might feel very bloated. 2. Gaining weight, I will worry about my body shape. How shaking off the anorexia bully will affect my social life 1. ’ 2. I may need support from people who can help me strengthen my true sense of self, and at the same time avoid those people who trigger anorexia thoughts. 3. I may start re-connecting with lots of feelings that have been suppressed by my illness, and this may take a lot of adjusting to do. 4. I may feel embarrassed and not want to see friends when I am in this in-between stage.

I’m afraid to look at it. 8. I get constipated sometimes. 9. Having a dry mouth all the time makes me feel weak and dirty. I’m always cleaning my teeth. 10. I feel weak and listless all the time and seem to have no energy – even though I drive myself to do the physical workouts. 11. Sometimes I feel my arms and legs are just too heavy to lift. 12. I get aches in my joints all the time. How the anorexia bully is affecting my psychological health 1. I feel I’m too fat even though people tell me that I am thin.

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