A satisfying anthology of interviews and writings on eating disorders, with a delicious twist: the book is structured as a dinner party, with the 16 contributing writers as guests. Featuring some of the best known authors and speakers on anorexia nervosa, bulimia, body image and food obsessions, Full Lives includes new work by Rebecca Ruggles Radcliffe, founder of Eating Awareness Services and Education (EASE); Carol Munter and Jane Hirschmann, pioneers of the anti-diet movement; Caroline Adams Miller, author of the bestselling book on bulimia, My Name is Caroline; and others.
This book provides the first comprehensive guide to the practice of “enhanced” cognitive behavior therapy (CBT-E), the latest version of the leading empirically supported treatment for eating disorders. Written with the practitioner in mind, the book demonstrates how this transdiagnostic approach can be used with the full range of eating disorders seen in clinical practice.
Written by Dr. Christopher Fairburn, an international expert on eating disorders, this unique book provides clinicians, sufferers, and interested others with an authoritative and accessible account on binge eating problems. Overcoming Binge Eating provides all the information needed to understand the problem and bring it under control. Dispelling many of the myths associated with binge eating, Part One provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account of current knowledge about binge eating problems.
This book focuses on the essentials of nutrition, offering clear guidelines for healthy eating and dispelling many of the myths promoted by the diet industry. A concise and informative review of the most popular diet programs helps set the record straight on what’s behind all of those promotional campaigns to which adolescent (and younger) girls are regularly exposed. The goal here is to help parents understand the kinds of pressure their daughters are under and to provide them with the necessary knowledge to work with their daughters – rather than against them – in forming a strong, positive, and clear sense of self.
What do mothers want and need from their parenting partners, their extended families, their friends, colleagues, and communities? And what can mental health professionals do to help them meet their daunting responsibilities in the contemporary world? The talented contributors to What Do Mothers Want? address these questions from perspectives that encompass differences in marital status, parental status, gender, and sexual orientation.
Nobody ever really eats alone. We must all negotiate the voice of our culture and its contradictory messages about food and the body. These cultural imperatives especially confuse and burden women as they struggle with the insidious power of the diet culture and current demands about body size and shape. In this insightful analysis of an treatment guide for eating problems, the authors develop a clinically useful theory of how society’s injunctions about the “right” body and the “right” diet become inscribed in patients and join with their intrapsychic emotional life.