EATING DISORDERS: Decode The Controlled Chaos
Your Knowledge May Just Save A Life
Perfect Bound Softcover
This book provides the information to gain a deeper understanding of the severe epidemic of eating disorders. As treatment professionals, teachers, parents, siblings, and friends, we have a responsibility to one another, our society, and the generations to follow, to become knowledgeable and more willing to talk about this silent killer. It is time for us all to gain awareness and choose to do something differently before it is too late. WE need to work together to gain more insight to provide more prevention and share what WE are learning with the next individual who is willing to listen. Let’s choose to become united to help create freedom from the prison of eating disorders
This Book Can Help You
• expand your knowledge of eating disorders
• grasp their severity and prevalence
• explore the numerous causes
• identify early warning signs and recognize current symptoms
• increase awareness of the potential medical complications
• understand the meaning and importance of a multi-disciplinary treatment approach
• learn about the treatment options available
• facilitate a clinical interview
• enhance your understanding with the use of clinical vignettes
Eating disorders such as Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating Disorders, and Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified are marked by severe and extreme disturbances in eating behaviors, related thoughts, and motions. The are insidious, imprisoning, and pervasive.
Eating disorders affect individuals on a physical, emotional, cognitive, interpersonal, and spiritual level. Eating disorder symptoms, like binging, purging, and restriction of food intake, are associated with disgust, sadness, fear and anger. They serve as an attempt to adapt and cope in a work, which the sufferer feels and believes he or she is completely unequipped to navigate.
. Erica Ives, MA, MFT, CEDS, is a certified eating disorder specialist and has been practicing as a Marriage and Family Therapist for nearly twenty years. She has a private practice, Mindfulpath, Inc. in Calabasas, CA, works as a consultant at treatment centers, practices as a CAMFT Clinical Supervisor training therapists working towards licensure, and has written numerous published articles on eating disorders and addiction. Most importantly, she is blessed with helping others find freedom from the imprisoning world of eating disorders. Walking on her own journey in recovery, Erica demonstrates a passionate devotion to this field of healing. To read more please visit www.mindfulpath.com and www.ericaives.com
This book informs others on what it is like to be inside the mind of someone with an eating disorder of any kind.
Regardless if you, or if someone you know is struggling with an eating disorder, this book is a must-read. It is informative without being overwhelming with too much information and numerical statistics.
It gives insight and real experiences that people with eating disorders have gone through. It gives insight into the feelings and concerns of family or friends of those with eating disorders.
It also gives advice and tips on what to look for and how to help someone who you know is suffering.
It's easy to read and its conversational tone makes it interesting and hard to put down.
I finished it in five days.
It's real, to the point, and a definite must have book for anyone who is suffering from an eating disorder, anyone who knows someone who is suffering from an eating disorder, or anyone who wants to get more information about eating disorders as a whole.
Perfect Bound Softcover (USD)