Help Your Teenager Beat An Eating Disorder

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Help Your Teenager Beat An Eating Disorder

Format:  Paperback,

295 pages

Publisher: Guilford Pubn

Publish Date: Oct 2004

ISBN-13: 9781572309081

ISBN-10: 1572309083

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Always harmful and potentially deadly, eating disorders can wreak havoc on families. Unfortunately, the same can often be said of their treatment: blaming parents for the illness, many eating disorder programs exclude parents and widen the rift in an already shattered family. This powerful and controversial book by top researchers James Lock and Daniel le Grange argues that parents are not the culprits but the key to their teen's recovery. Based on new research, Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder shows how parents can break the disorder's control over their child's mind and re-establish normal eating and family relations. The odds for full recovery drop precipitously if treatment is delayed. A radically important wake up call, this book urges parents to act now.

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Publisher: Guilford Pubn
Publish Date: Oct 2004
ISBN-13: 9781572309081
ISBN-10: 1572309083
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 295
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.8
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.0 x 9.0 x 1.0

Chapter outline

Introduction
Getting Started: First Steps toward Helping Your Child with an Eating Disorder
Act Now
Get Together
Don't Waste Time on "Why?
Understanding Eating Disorders
Know What You're Dealing With: The Complexity of Eating Disorders
Get into Your Child's Head: The Distorted Thinking behind Your Teenager's behavior
Understand Your Options: What the Research Says about the Best Ways to Treat Anorexia and Bulimia
Making Treatment Work: How to Solve Everyday Problems to Help Your Child Recover
Taking Charge of Change: How to Apply the Family Approach to Treating Eating Disorders
Playing a Supporting Role: How You Can Be a Part of Your Child's Recovery Even When You're Not in Charge
Harnessing the Power of Unity: How to Stay on the Same Page in Your Fight against Eating Disorders
Staying Empowered and Informed: How to Work with Professionals Who Are Trying to Help Your Child Resources
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