Inside Anorexia: The Experiences of Girls and Their Families
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Cait Lawrence said Well written and an easily digestable read. Unique angle to look at the experience of anorexia through the full family involvement. Well written and an easily digestable read. Warning to sufferers though, this is a raw, and potentially ver triggering book. Probably best for health professionals, and outsiders trying to get some understanding and family members needing to know they are not alone.
-- Psychiatric Services The full extent of anorexia and its effect on families is very well presented, so I think that anybody who was struggling with the complexity of the issues surrounding anorexia might well feel less isolated after reading this book Inside Anorexia is worth a read. The book is of particular interest to anyone at the beginning stages of learning about complexities of this disease. It may also offer support and some illumination to patients and families who are at the beginning of their journey with this illness. -- Debate The book poignantly follows the accounts of the teenage girls, siblings, mothers, and fathers as th
Inside Anorexia is an accessible resource for anyone who wants a better understanding of anorexia nervosa. It will be an informative guide for health professionals as well as for people with anorexia and their families.. The authors use the stories of individuals and their families as a starting point for understanding the issues associated with anorexia including: physical effects, the effect on siblings and parents, related psychiatric problems, causes and treatment. Inside Anorexia provides valuable insight into the experiences and challenges faced by teenage girls with anorexia and their families. Useful fact boxes in each story provide an overview of current knowledge
Her doctorate, titled Anorexia Nervosa in the Clinic, examined teenage girls' experiences of hospitalization for anorexic nervosa. Dr Anne Honey is Senior Researcher with the Multiple Perspectives of Eating Disorders in Girls project at the University of Western Sydney and has a background in mental health research and occupational therapy. Her research and publications on anorexia nervosa have addressed biographical, clinical and