8 Keys to Recovery From An Eating Disorder

8 Keys to Recovery From An Eating Disorder

Effective Strategies From Therapeutic Practice and Personal Experience

Book - 2012 | 1st ed.
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If you restrict, binge, purge, excessively diet or weigh yourself, exercise compulsively, or engage routinely and obsessively in any other food or weight related behaviors, this book will help you find the road to recovery. The authors, one a former patient of the other, both have their own histories battling the disorder. Interweaving personal narrative with the perspective of their own therapist-client relationship, their insights bring an unparalleled depth of awareness into just what it takes to successfully beat this clinical issue.
Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Co., c2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780393706956
0393706958
Branch Call Number: 616.8526 COSTIN
Characteristics: xiii, 278 p. ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Grabb, Gwen Schubert

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Aug 17, 2012

This book is a great resoruce for those who have or think that they have an eating disorder. It offers insight at a very personal level.

ksoles Dec 07, 2011

As cliche as it sounds, everyone knows someone suffering from an eating disorder. Indeed, anorexia, bulimia, orthorexia and distorted body image wreak havoc among both young women and boys. Most tragically, these illnesses often go undiagnosed and remain notoriously difficult to treat, the average recovery period being 5-7 years. In "8 Keys to Recovery From an Eating Disorder," Costin, a renowned therapist, and Grabb, her former patient and now herself a psychotherapist, share their stories of suffering from and eventually overcoming severe eating disorders. This brave and hopeful book combines difficult personal narrative and the intimacies of a therapist-client relationship. The authors take readers through guilt, shame and fear and not only offer great insight into how to beat this formidable illness/addiction, but also supply the motivation to do so. It needs a place on the shelf of everyone who suffers from this affliction, directly or indirectly.

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