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Help Your Teenager Beat an ED
Product Code: HYT
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295 pages (paperback) '04
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.
The practical language and research-based approach of this book make it exceptionally useful for building a united family front, especially in conjunction with professional treatment. Presented with thought-provoking subheadings, the book demystifies the eating disordered mindset, outlines treatment options, clarifies parental roles, and provides effective troubleshooting tools.
Getting Started: First Steps toward Helping Your Child with an Eating Disorder
ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
James Lock, MD, PhD is a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist. He is Associate Professor of Child Psychiatry and Pediatrics and Director of the Eating Disorders Program for Children and Adolescents at Stanford University. He lives with his family in Stanford, California.
Daniel le Grange, PhD is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Chicago and Director of the Eating Disorders Program at the University of Chicago Hospitals. He lives with his family in Chicago, Illinois.
“Truly excellent…It provides sound, commonsense answers to all the most important questions.”—Christopher G. Fairburn, DM, author of Overcoming Binge Eating
"There are many red flags should recognize when it comes to adolescent daughter or son’s eating habits, and this intelligent book points them out clearly and concisely.”
"If you are the parent of a teenager who is struggling with an eating disorder, you probably feel confused, anxious, and filled with questions. What should you do? Is it your fault? Can you help? This book...will help you find some answers. It clearly explains what eating disorders are about and which treatments work best, and gives practical suggestions and encouragement. Recommended for any concerned parent."