Helping Your Child Overcome an Eating Disorder by Bethany A. Teachman
What You Can Do at Home

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This book, written by the experts at the Yale University Center for Eating and Weight Disorders, offers you concrete strategies you can use at home to facilitate and support your child's recovery from an eating disorder.

Between 5 and 10 million people between the ages of twelve and twenty suffer from either anorexia or bulimia. This comprehensive workbook offers help to you and your family when one of your of children is struggling with an eating disorder. The book is also a powerful tool for professionals who work with adolescents and teenagers suffering from these disorders.

 

About Bethany A. Teachman

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Bethany Teachman, PhD, is professor of psychology at the University of Virginia. She received her PhD from Yale University. Her research focuses on cognitive processing that contributes to psychopathology. Marlene B. Schwartz, PhD, is codirector of the Yale Center for Eating and Weight Disorders. She is also associate research scientist and lecturer in the Psychology Department at Yale University, where she teaches graduate courses and supervises student research and clinical training. She received her PhD from Yale University. Her current research focuses on the role of society and family in the prevention and treatment of eating disorders and obesity. Bonnie Gordic is a research assistant at the Yale Center for Eating and Weight Disorders and the Yale Center for Child Development and Social Policy. She received her BA in psychology from Yale University. Her research interests focus on the families of children with eating disorders and on early childhood intervention and social policy.
 
Published February 9, 2003 by New Harbinger Publications. 240 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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