Beating Your Eating Disorder

A Cognitive-Behavioral Self-Help Guide for Adult Sufferers and their Carers
Author: Glenn Waller,Victoria Mountford,Rachel Lawson,Emma Gray,Helen Cordery,Hendrik Hinrichsen
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139490893
Category: Psychology
Page: N.A
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Do you or does someone you know, suffer from an eating disorder such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa or a less typical set of symptoms? The most effective, evidence-based treatment for adults with eating disorders is cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT). This book presents a highly effective self-help CBT programme for all eating disorders, in an accessible format. It teaches skills to sufferers and carers alike. This book is relevant to any sufferer, if: • You are not yet sure about whether to seek help • You are not sure where to find help • Your family doctor or others recommend that you try a self-help approach • You are waiting for therapy with a clinician, and want to get the best possible start to beating your eating disorder

Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder, Second Edition


Author: James Lock,Daniel Le Grange
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 146251796X
Category: Psychology
Page: 310
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"[Presents] ... evidence that parents--who have often been told to take a back seat in eating disorder treatment--can and must play a key role in recovery. Whether pursuing family-based treatment or other options, parents learn specific, doable steps for monitoring their teen's eating and exercise habits, managing mealtimes, ending weight related power struggles, and collaborating successfully with health care providers"--

Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder


Author: James Lock,Daniel Le Grange
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781572309081
Category: Psychology
Page: 296
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Always harmful and potentially deadly, eating disorders can wreak havoc on families. This powerful and controversial book by top researchers argues that parents are not the culprits but the key to their teen's recovery.

Beating Ana

How to Outsmart Your Eating Disorder and Take Your Life Back
Author: Shannon Cutts
Publisher: Health Communications, Inc.
ISBN: 075731385X
Category: Psychology
Page: 236
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A new way of thinking and approaching eating disorders treatment: Provide mentors for people with eating disorders in much the same way as alcoholics provide sponsors for those seeking recovery through Alcoholics Anonymous.

Beating Eating Disorders Step by Step

A Self-Help Guide for Recovery
Author: Anna Paterson
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781846427596
Category: Self-Help
Page: 224
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People living with eating disorders find it hard to take the step of choosing recovery, often because the disorder has developed as a way of `coping' with problems or stresses in the their life. This book outlines new and positive ways of dealing with eating disorders for people living with eating disorders and their families. A practical workbook written by someone who has lived with eating disorder, it provides advice and strategies to aid understanding and to help the reader to gain control of their illness. Anna Paterson leads the reader through easy-to-use therapeutic exercises, such as describing the pros and cons of an illness, writing a farewell letter to it, and using role-reversal scenarios to get a new perspective on their attitude to eating. She emphasizes the importance of taking things at your own pace and in the final section of the book provides a set of diet plans specifically designed for anorexics, bulimics and compulsive overeaters. This book will be valued by people living with eating disorders and their families, and also the psychologists and psychotherapists, counsellors, health professionals and social workers who work with them.

You Are Not Your Eating Disorder

A Practical Guide to Overcoming an Eating Disorder for Sufferers, Carers, Friends and Loved Ones
Author: Thomas Grainger
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781505292725
Category: Self-Help
Page: 186
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You Are Not Your Eating Disorder is a book written for anyone who lives with an eating disorder or wants to know how to help someone who does. This simple and straightforward guide created by nutritional therapist, speaker and health activist Thomas Grainger, comes from his own lived experience of successfully overcoming years of struggling with life-threateneing anorexia nervosa as well as orthorexia nervosa. Grainger tackles all the burning questions you as a sufferer or loved one have towards the nature of eating disorders. This book is the perfect starting point in not only identifying whether you or someone you know might have an eating disorder, it is also a journey through the optimal recovery process, a guide for finding your inner identity and unlocking your true potential. Grainger combines a holistic approach to understanding health and wellbeing to provide personal solutions to restoring health, vitality and happiness for anyone experiencing an eating disorder. He provides the essential steps to beating an eating disorder for life.

Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents

A Clinical Handbook
Author: Daniel Le Grange,James Lock
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1609184939
Category: Psychology
Page: 512
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Bringing together leading authorities, this comprehensive volume integrates the best current knowledge and treatment approaches for eating disorders in children and adolescents. The book reveals how anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and other disorders present differently developmentally and explains their potentially far-reaching impact on psychological, physical, and neurobiological development. It provides guidelines for developmentally sound assessment and diagnosis, with attention to assessment challenges unique to this population. Detailed descriptions of evidence-based therapies are illustrated with vivid case examples. Promising directions in prevention are also addressed. A special chapter offers a parent's perspective on family treatment.

8 Keys to Recovery from an Eating Disorder: Effective Strategies from Therapeutic Practice and Personal Experience (8 Keys to Mental Health)


Author: Carolyn Costin,Gwen Schubert Grabb
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393707652
Category: Psychology
Page: 296
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A unique and personal look into treatment of eating disorders, written by a therapist and her former patient, now a therapist herself. This is no ordinary book on how to overcome an eating disorder. The authors bravely share their unique stories of suffering from and eventually overcoming their own severe eating disorders. Interweaving personal narrative with the perspective of their own therapist-client relationship, their insights bring an unparalleled depth of awareness into just what it takes to successfully beat this challenging and seemingly intractable clinical issue. For anyone who has suffered, their family and friends, and other helping professionals, this book should be by your side. With great compassion and clinical expertise, Costin and Grabb walk readers through the ins and outs of the recovery process, describing what therapy entails, clarifying the common associated emotions such as fear, guilt, and shame, and, most of all, providing motivation to seek help if you have been discouraged, resistant, or afraid. The authors bring self-disclosure to a level not yet seen in an eating disorder book and offer hope to readers that full recovery is possible.

Cure Your Eating Disorder


Author: Irina Webster
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1445700786
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 180
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In her work treating eating disorder sufferers Dr Irina Webster came to the unique discovery: by directing the sufferer's attention away from food, weight and body image, they can learn to focus on positive eating habits and overcome destructive negative thoughts. Doing this the eating disorder sufferer was able to make permanent changes to their own neuronal pathways. In this book Dr Webster describes the 5 steps process that can bring relief to thousands of eating disorders sufferers by using the power of neuroplasticity to change the way they feel, act and think.

Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder, First Edition


Author: James Lock,Daniel Le Grange
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781593851019
Category: Psychology
Page: 295
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If your teenager shows signs of having an eating disorder, you may hope that, with the right mix of love, encouragement, and parental authority, he or she will just "snap out of it." If only it were that simple. To make matters worse, certain treatments assume you've somehow contributed to the problem and prohibit you from taking an active role. But as you watch your own teen struggle with a life-threatening illness, every fiber of your being tells you there must be some part you can play in restoring your child's health. In Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder, James Lock and Daniel Le Grange--two of the nation's top experts on the treatment of eating disorders--present compelling evidence that your involvement as a parent is critical. In fact, it may be the key to conquering your child's illness. Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder provides the tools you need to build a united family front that attacks the illness to ensure that your child develops nourishing eating habits and life-sustaining attitudes, day by day, meal by meal. Full recovery takes time, and relapse is common. But whether your child has already entered treatment or you're beginning to suspect there is a problem, the time to act is now. This book shows how.

Treatment Manual for Anorexia Nervosa, Second Edition

A Family-Based Approach
Author: James Lock,Daniel Le Grange
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1462506801
Category: Psychology
Page: 289
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This indispensable manual presents the leading empirically supported treatment approach for adolescents with anorexia nervosa (AN). What sets family-based treatment apart is the central role played by parents and siblings throughout therapy. The book gives practitioners a clear framework for mobilizing parents to promote their child's weight restoration and healthy eating; improving parent-child relationships; and getting adolescent development back on track. Each phase of therapy is described in session-by-session detail. In-depth case illustrations show how to engage clients while flexibly implementing the validated treatment procedures. New to This Edition*Reflects the latest knowledge on AN and its treatment, including additional research supporting the approach.*Clarifies key concepts and techniques.*Chapter on emerging directions in training and treatment dissemination.*Many new clinical strategies.

Diet of Despair

A Book about Eating Disorders for Young People and their Families
Author: Anna Paterson
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446264815
Category: Psychology
Page: 214
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SPECIAL MENTION TES/NASEN BEST ACADEMIC BOOK AWARD `Anna has written a very descriptive book of her feeling and the difficult times she went through as she struggled with anorexia. The book gives advice, recovery ideas and encouragement for those who suffer eating disorders' - International Woman `I enjoyed her style of writing and would certainly recommend this book to anyone interested in eating disorders' - Signpost `Provides a valuable insight into how a young person with an eating disorder thinks and feels' - Contact a Family `The style is clear and engaging and ought to reach young people who are experiencing difficulties. The level of information contained would be of equal value to the families of these young people in helping them understand the emotions of their loved ones' - Educational Psychology Looking in the bathroom mirror for the first time since my illness had begun, I saw how I really looked. I was a walking skeleton, with my skin stretched tight over my bones. My face had become a skull, and when I smiled, it looked like I was wearing a horror mask. Anna has suffered a serious eating disorder and, more importantly, she has recovered! In this book she provides the reader with: " a moving account of her experiences " information about eating disorders " a plan for recovery " HOPE. The book is intended for young people and their families, and all those who care for children at risk.

Feeding the Starving Mind

A Personalized, Comprehensive Approach to Overcoming Anorexia and Other Starvation Eating Disorders
Author: Doreen A. Samelson
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 1608826783
Category: Self-Help
Page: 256
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Starvation eating disorders such as anorexia not only affect your body, but also take a devastating toll on your mind. Constantly feeling anxious about your weight, your appearance, and your self-worth can leave you mentally exhausted. And no matter how thin you become, it's impossible to be happy when you are controlled by anxious and obsessive thoughts. If you're ready to stop letting your eating disorder run your life, Feeding the Starving Mind can help. As you work through the program in this book, you'll discover the source of your eating disorder, identify the compulsive thoughts that contribute to it, and take steps toward developing a healthy relationship with food and exercise. Develop a personal eating disorder profile Learn how to eat without purging and restore your weight Learn cognitive behavior therapy skills for managing weight-related anxiety and fear Create a treatment plan to restore your health and happiness Keep destructive thoughts and patterns of behavior from coming back

Anorexia and Other Eating Disorders

How to Help Your Child Eat Well and Be Well: Practical Solutions, Compassionate Communication Tools and Emotional Support for Parents of Children and Teenagers
Author: Eva Musby
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780993059803
Category: Anorexia in adolescence
Page: 452
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Parents are best placed to help their teenager or young child beat an eating disorder, yet most struggle to know what to do and how to do it. In Anorexia and Other Eating Disorders, Eva Musby draws on her family's successful use of evidence-based treatment to empower you to support your child through recovery. - Learn practical and effective mealtime skills - Help your child to eat well and be free of fears and compulsions - Know what to say and what not to say in highly charged situations - Recognise the treatments that work and the ones that don't - Develop your own emotional resources However difficult your situation, this book gives you the tools you need to care for your child, your family and yourself. Using compassionate presence, Nonviolent Communication, mindfulness and acceptance, Eva Musby plots out a path towards well-being. With a wealth of guidance and practical examples, Anorexia and Other Eating Disorders is an invaluable guide to coping with and overcoming an eating disorder in the family. "Finally! I have read anything and everything on anorexia and this is the most helpful by far" CONTENTS 1. How this book can help you 2. How does an eating disorder affect you and your child? 3. Your part in diagnosis 4. Treatment: the essentials 5. What parents need to know about the causes of eating disorders 6. Practical steps to help your child beat the eating disorder 7. How do you get your child to eat in spite of the eating disorder? 8. See the tools in action: mealtime scenarios 9. How to free your child of fears and rules: exposure therapy 10. The road to full recovery 11. Partners, friends, family and work: help or hindrance? 12. How to make treatment and therapy work for your child and for you 13. Powerful tools for well-being and compassionate connection 14. Love, no matter what: how to support your child with compassionate communication 15. How to build up your own resilience and well-being Appendix: Compassionate or Nonviolent Communication (NVC) Note: If you are dealing with an eating disorder other than anorexia, some of the practical tools might not apply to you. Most of the emotional ones will. "Your book is packed with helpful information for parents and has been brilliant for my patients and for our team."- Esther Blessitt, Senior Systemic Psychotherapist, writing on behalf of the Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders Service (CAMHS), Maudsley Hospital

My Kid Is Back

Empowering Parents To Beat Anorexia Nervosa
Author: June Alexander,Professor Daniel Le Grange
Publisher: Melbourne Univ. Publishing
ISBN: 9780522859263
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 280
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When a child develops anorexia nervosa, parents often don't know where to turn for help. My Kid Is Back offers hope and encouragement for parents in fighting this eating disorder. Based on the Maudsley Approach, a successful family-based treatment, this book gives parents techniques for taking charge of the illness and helping their child move on with their lives. This is a practical guide that provides a fuller understanding of anorexia nervosa and information about where to go for help. It also features the stories of ten families who describe how they coped and the journeys they have made in beating the illness.

Overeating Millennial and the Science Behind Why You Binge: The Complete Guide to Transform Your Life and Help You Beat Your Eating Disorder for Good


Author: Nancy McLaine
Publisher: Independently Published
ISBN: 9781090859754
Category: Self-Help
Page: 230
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Overeating can have a six fold increase in mortality rates according to NEDA. Let's end the stigma and not let you become a statistic. Not a real disease. How many times have those words been uttered towards you. I think you need help and I think you know that too. More often than not overeating is something you started when you were in high school. Maybe it's something you've been doing for so long that you can't remember how it was before. Maybe it's because for the few minutes when you binge you feel in control. Only to realise once all is said and done that you are worse off. Let's paint a picture You swear you won't overeat, but you've gotten into a cycle of eating, maybe you just binged and that's why you looking for something that can help. I mean sure you might have looked at ways to stop but the information is usually lacking detail, with only vague help and no specifics on diseases. Real problem NEDAs stats say you have upto a 6 times higher chance of dying depending on your condition as well as a host of other potential health issues such as diabetes, kidney failure and sleep apnea. I'm not writing this to scare. I'm writing this to let you know that there is a better way. You are not alone. That it is possible to stop overeating. There can be a light at the end of the tunnel. That by reading this you're taking the first step. What you're going to learn The specifics of three very different diseases. The science behind why you binge Exhausted after feeling the same year after year? Discover the plan that will get you to stop the binge this year. No control? Uncover the truth that you need to get you back to healthy habits with minimal effort. Unearth this powerful strategy on how to change up not only overeating, but all aspects of your life and become the person you were meant to be. Learn these rarely heard of tips to help treat the root cause and stop emotional eating permanently Overeating ruining the relationships with those closest to you? our methods will ensure you build and strengthen relationships with those who matter most. Will this work for me? I know what your thinking.You've watched countless videos, and read so many books on how to stop the binge. Everything just seems so complicated, so... contradictory. Some books are overly emotional, other don't get to the point. Some quite frankly will have you try dangerous methods that can lead you worse off then when you first started. Let's face it there is a lot of bad information out there. Why are we different? Well to be honest, we're not here to be your friend. We're here to get you to take the right action. You might be thinking well this sounds good and all but it wont work for me. STOP I have never met you but we can help you: Have a happy successful life full of joy Get control back in your life Be able to change Become an inspiration to the women and men out there who are suffering This will work for you. SO TAKE ACTION NOW Not in an hour, a day or a month from now. Your body can only take so much. Scroll up and HIT THE BUY BUTTON NOW

Feeding Your Anorexic Adolescent


Author: Claire P. Norton
Publisher: Nutripress
ISBN: 9781607437918
Category: Self-Help
Page: 188
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Norton offers an action plan for parents of children suffering from anorexia. She explains the psychological and physiological effects of the disease and then outlines in a systematic way how to establish normal eating patterns once weight has been restored.

Eating Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence

4th Edition
Author: Bryan Lask,Rachel Bryant-Waugh
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135125392
Category: Psychology
Page: 374
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In the fourth edition of this accessible and comprehensive book, Bryan Lask and Rachel Bryant-Waugh build on the research and expertise of the previous three editions. First published in 1993, this was the first book of its kind to explore eating disorders in children and young adolescents, a population that is very different from those in their late teens and adulthood. The contributors’ experience and knowledge have increased and the field has moved forward over the past 20 years. This fully revised edition offers a distillation of current information relating to the younger population, and contains brand new chapters on areas of experience, research and practice including: The perspective of a young person going through an eating disorder Experiences of a parent Updated information regarding advances from neuroscience Therapeutic engagement Cognitive remediation therapy Eating Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence offers the reader knowledge, insight and understanding into this fascinating but challenging patient group. It has both a clinical and research focus and will be an essential text for a wide range of professionals, as well as being readable for parents of children suffering from eating disorders.

Living FULL

Winning My Battle With Eating Disorders
Author: Danielle Sherman-Lazar
Publisher: Mango Media Inc.
ISBN: 1633538753
Category: Self-Help
Page: 256
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Winning My Battle With Eating Disorders Finding My FULL: This is my journey from starving to letting myself be FULL–physically & emotionally. What is living a FULL life? Having anorexia, bulimia, or vacillating between the two, you are trying to achieve an empty feeling through starvation or purging. Living a FULL life is a life where you aren’t starving anymore―starving for acceptance and love from others and yourself. It’s a life where you are feeding your mind and soul with good thoughts and foods. A life without your eating disorder (ED). Victim of the eating disorder monster: Imagine waking in a hospital bed to find your frail, pale arm punctured by an IV transferring fluids and nutrients into your weak, stiff body. What happened? You’re an adult, age twenty-six, and you just had a seizure precipitated by your chronic, secretive, decades-long struggle with unacknowledged EDs. You have no friends and no normal young-adult experiences. Living FULL is written by Danielle Sherman-Lazar, a woman who passed through the crucible of ED to recovery, and shares the most intimate and shameful details of her mental illness. Living FULL is author Danielle Sherman-Lazar's story. Hidden out of shame: Eating disorders in young adults are hardly talked about although they are pervasive. Eating disorders are kept hidden out of shame. A groundbreaking 2012 study published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders found that about 13 percent of women over age 50 exhibit ED symptoms. Journey to recovery: Living FULL chronicles author Danielle Sherman-Lazar's step-by-step descent into the nightmare of full-blown ED. Recovery comes from the Maudsley Approach, a regimen of supervised controlled eating or refeeding by out-patient helpers that eventually can result in recovery. Benefits of reading Living FULL: • See how to confront your ED demon • Learn from someone who won her ED battle • Discover a new and beautiful life