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100 Questions & Answers About Anorexia Nervosa

Author(s): Sari Fine Shepphird, PhD, Clinical Psychologist
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763754501
  • ISBN-10:0763754501
  • Paperback    180 pages      © 2010
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100 Questions and Answers About Anorexia Nervosa was recently named Mom's Choice Awards Gold Recipient in the Adult Books category!

Whether you are a newly diagnosed patient, a friend, or a relative of someone with anorexia nervosa, or if you simply wish to gain a better understanding of this condition, 100 Questions and Answers About Anorexia Nervosa offers help. This book offers a complete guide to understanding the causes of anorexia, warning signs and diagnosis, and practical suggestions on how to help loved ones suffering from anorexia as well as the treatment options available. Written by a clinical psychologist with nearly 20 years experience in the field of eating disorders, along with contributions from actual patients, this book is an invaluable resource for learning about and fighting this disease.

EMPOWER YOURSELF!

Part  1  Overview of Anorexia Nervosa
Part  2  Weight Loss and Other Warning Signs
Part  3  Risk Factors
Part  4  Special Considerations
Part  5  Exercise and Athletes
Part  6  Body Image Concerns
Part  7  Support for Loved Ones
Part  8  Weight Restoration, Nutrition and Healthy Eating
Part  9  Treatment and Recovery
Part  10  Prevention and Advocacy

Sari Fine Shepphird, PhD-Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Sari Fine Shepphird is a clinical psychologist, eating disorders specialist, and author of the book 100 Questions and Answers about Anorexia Nervosa (Jones & Bartlett). Working with a full spectrum of eating disorders issues, her experience on the subject spans nearly twenty years. In addition to maintaining an outpatient private practice, she provides consultation about eating disorders to the media as well as to other treatment providers. Dr. Shepphird is a Medical Health Expert Blogger for Wellsphere.com, a Popular Culture Blog writer for Encyclopedia Britannica Online, and she also authors Treatment Notes, a Weblog for professional treatment providers who wish to learn more about eating disorders. Dr. Shepphird is currently a member of the Board of Directors for the California Psychological Association and also serves in leadership positions for several other mental health organizations and committees. Dr. Shepphird earned both her Master’s Degree (1994) and Ph.D. (1996) in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology. She is licensed to practice in the State of California.

  • Anorexia is a disorder that can dominate one's life if isn't overcome.  100 Questions & Answers About Anorexia Nervosa discusses Anorexia Nervosa, a disorder which commonly affects many young women in today's thin-driven culture.  Written by a clinical psychologist with decades of experience, she provides a thorough investigation of this disorder and how to recongnize the warning signs.  100 Questions & Answers About Anorexia Nervosa is a strong addition to health and self-help collections, highly recommended.

    The Midwest Book Review