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When Dieting Becomes Dangerous: A Guide to Understanding and Treating Anorexia and Bulimia

by Deborah Marcontell Michel Susan G. Willard Arthur H. Crisp

What constitutes an eating disorder, and why does someone develop one? What can family, friends, and professionals do to help an individual suffering from a potentially devastating eating problem? This invaluable primer on anorexia and bulimia is written for patients and the people who care about them. In simple, straightforward language, two experts in the field describe the symptoms and warning signs of eating disorders, explain their presumed causes and complexities, and suggest effective treatments. Book jacket.

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