The Truth About Eating Disorders by Mark J., Ph.D. Kittleson

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According to the National Eating Disorders Association and the National Institute of Mental Health, between five and 10 million Americans suffer from eating disorders. 'The Truth About Eating Disorders' is a comprehensive A-to-Z guide addressing everything from the lifelong effects of anorexia to the pressures and stresses that often lead to one or more of these disorders. Offering important facts, testimonies and demonstrations that illustrate the serious dangers of eating disorders, this volume helps teens find a healthier way to deal with their problems. Personal testimonies and question-and-answer segments provide a real-life perspective, and charts and graphs add a visually stimulating element to this crucial reference. Topics include caloric intake and expenditures, causes of eating disorders, fad diets, obesity, and weight control.

About Mark J., Ph.D. Kittleson

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Kramer is senior vice president and senior writer/producer for DWJ Television. Kane is a professor of health education at the University of New Mexico and formerly served as a director of the Association for the Advancement of Health Education. Mark J. Kittleson is an associate professor of health education at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Rennegarbe is an assistant professor of health education and nursing at McKendree College.
Published October 1, 2004 by Facts on File (J). 166 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Political & Social Sciences, Self Help, Young Adult. Non-fiction

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