Author: Christopher G. Fairburn
Publisher: Guilford Press
Release Date: 2013-06-14
This trusted bestseller provides all the information needed to understand binge eating and bring it under control, whether you are working with a therapist or on your own. Clear, step-by-step guidelines show you how to: *Overcome the urge to binge. *Gain control over what and when you eat. *Break free of strict dieting and other habits that may contribute to binges. *Establish stable, healthy eating patterns. *Improve your body image and reduce the risk of relapse. This fully updated second edition incorporates important advances in the understanding and treatment of eating disorders. It features expanded coverage of body image issues and enhanced strategies for achieving--and maintaining--a transformed relationship with food and your body. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) Self-Help Book of Merit
Young women and men struggling with body issues, as well as negative reinforcement from the media and even within their own families, will appreciate the honest and startling information provided in this book. From understanding what an eating disorder is and the effects of bulimia on the mind and body to help in ending the cycle, readers will get a full understanding of this disease. For those trying to help a loved one through the disease, there is also information on what to look for, how to talk to that person, and how to locate the help he or she needs.