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Title:
Demystifying anorexia nervosa : an optimistic guide to understanding and healing
Author:
Lucas, Alexander R., 1931-
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Publication Information:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Physical Description:
xiv, 176 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
What is anorexia nervosa? -- How does anorexia nervosa evolve? -- How common is anorexia nervosa? -- What causes anorexia nervosa? -- The signs of trouble -- What to expect in an evaluation -- Making the diagnosis -- Disorders that mimic anorexia nervosa -- Physiological effects of starvation and weight gain -- How is fertility affected? -- Bulimia, bulimia nervosa and binge eating -- Treatment -- Is recovery possible? -- Can anorexia nervosa be prevented?
Reading Level:
1160 Lexile.
ISBN:
9780195133387
Format :
Book

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