A book of hope and inspiration for sufferers of eating disorders, and their families and friends.This indispensible book details the author's own story of battling anorexia when she was 18, as well as the persoinal stories of other sufferers of bulimia, anorexia and binge eating. There are interviews with specialists in the field and a comprehensive look at the current reatments.Feast or Famine discusses the risk factors that trigger these mental illnesses and how the beauty and fitness industries, advertising and media, propagate cultural ideas about thinness that often precipitate the development of eating problems. Written in a very accessible way, this is a very helpful book both to young people with eating disordersand their parents. It provides honest stories and practical information and advice.
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|Size: ||240 KB|
|Publisher: ||RHNZ Adult ebooks|
|Date published: || 2013|
|ISBN: ||9781775535393 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|