Anorexia nervosa & bulimia
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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Anorexia nervosa.,
  • Bulimia.,
  • Eating disorders.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJames E. Mitchell, editor.
SeriesPublications in the health sciences, University of Minnesota continuing medical education -- v. 3, University of Minnesota continuing medical education (Series) -- v. 3.
ContributionsMitchell, James E. 1947-
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 214 p. :
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22366459M

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  Description Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimic Disorders: Current Perspectives covers the proceedings of Conference on Anorexia Nervosa and Related Disorders. The book presents 60 papers that cover various aspects that are essential in understanding the nature of eating disorders. The materials in the text are organized thematically into Edition: 1.   Foreword writer Laura Collins Lyster-Mensh is a writer from Virginia who became an activist for improved eating disorder treatment after the recovery of her teen daughter from anorexia. Her book, Eating with Your Anorexic, is a memoir of her family’s experience. She has written two books on eating disorders, a memoir, /5(57). Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia was first published in Anorexia nervosa - deliberate self-starvation - has been estimated to afflict one in white females between the ages of 12 and Bulimia - binge-eating followed by self-induced vomiting, laxative abuse, or fasting - can occur as a symptom of anorexia nervosa or as a separate syndrome. Long-Term Follow-up Studies of Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa. Editors: Herzog, Wolfgang, Deter, Hans-Christian, Vandereycken, W. (Eds.) Free Preview. Buy this book eB89 € price for Spain (gross) Buy eBook ISBN ; Digitally watermarked, DRM-free.

This book is not only a wonderful resource for sufferers of anorexia. But it is also a resource for thier family and friends. The book explains anorexia, tells Monika Ostroff's personal story, and has a special chapter for family and loved by: 3. The physiological side effects of anorexia nervosa can also produce a “starvation high” marked by manic energy and thinking, and a sense of invincibility. As with chemical dependency, with the right type of treatment, symptoms of anorexia and other eating disorders can be addressed, managed, and eventually remitted. The Physiology of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa DOI: /_ In book: The Active Female (pp) Jacalyn J Robert Mccomb uals with anorexia . Two types of bulimia nervosa Purging Type: client uses self-induced vomiting, laxatives, diuretics, and /or enemas to lose or maintain weight Nonpurging Type: client may compensate for binge eating through other means, such as excessive exercise and the misuse of laxatives, diuretics, and/or enemas.

Steven Levenkron is a well known psychotherapist in New York City and the author of eight books, both fiction and clinical work with patients, began in , is based on the Nurturant – Authoritative approach that he developed as a direct result of treating the victims of these endangering disorders. Eating disorders — particularly anorexia nervosa — can be deadly. The following lists explain the many medical consequences of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. Five to 20 percent of anorexics will die. Anorexia nervosa may cause the following problems: The heart muscle changes, and its beat becomes irregular, potentially leading to cardiac arrest and death. Medically reviewed by Timothy J. Legg, PhD, CRNP on Febru — Written by Ana Gotter and Corinna Underwood. Anorexia and bulimia are both eating disorders. They can have similar symptoms. Anorexia nervosa is considered the most deadly psychological illness. Individuals with and recovered from anorexia nervosa experience numerous physical and mental health difficulties, and treatment outcomes remain unpromising. Anorexia nervosa is rare in the general population, but common among individuals with a first-degree relative with the : Ashley Higgins.