Autism and Eating Disorders in Teens

A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Autism and Eating Disorders in Teens

Autism and Eating Disorders in Teenagers explores the intersect of two areas that is often overlooked, underdiagnosed and misunderstood. Two experienced practitioners examine the need for change in current practice and policy, drawing on case studies to demonstrate how professionals and parents can empower this group to reach their full potential.

Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder

Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder

Always harmful and potentially deadly, eating disorders can wreak havoc on families. This powerful and controversial book by top researchers argues that parents are not the culprits but the key to their teen's recovery.

What's Eating You?

A Workbook for Teens with Anorexia, Bulimia & Other Eating Disorders

What's Eating You?

A book about eating disorders for teenagers.

Teens and Eating Disorders

Teens and Eating Disorders

Teens and young adults have proven highly susceptible to the harmful eating patterns and serious health risks associated with anorexia and other eating disorders. Teens and Eating Disorders closely examines these disorders, their causes, the difficulties of living with them, and the possibility of treating or curing them

Understanding Sports and Eating Disorders

Understanding Sports and Eating Disorders

Describes how the pressures of sports can contribute to the onset of eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder.

If Your Adolescent Has an Eating Disorder

An Essential Resource for Parents

If Your Adolescent Has an Eating Disorder

THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ON: WARNING SIGNS TO WATCH OUT FOR; GETTING A DIAGNOSIS; THE LATEST TREATMENTS; COPING AT HOME AND SCHOOL; PREVENTION STRATEGIES.

Eating Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence

Eating Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence

In the fourth edition of this accessible and comprehensive book, Bryan Lask and Rachel Bryant-Waugh build on the research and expertise of the previous three editions. First published in 1993, this was the first book of its kind to explore eating disorders in children and young adolescents, a population that is very different from those in their late teens and adulthood. The contributors' experience and knowledge have increased and the field has moved forward over the past 20 years. This fully revised edition offers a distillation of current information relating to the younger population, and contains brand new chapters on areas of experience, research and practice including: The perspective of a young person going through an eating disorder Experiences of a parent Updated information regarding advances from neuroscience Therapeutic engagement Cognitive remediation therapy Eating Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence offers the reader knowledge, insight and understanding into this fascinating but challenging patient group. It has both a clinical and research focus and will be an essential text for a wide range of professionals, as well as being readable for parents of children suffering from eating disorders.

If Your Adolescent Has an Eating Disorder

An Essential Resource for Parents

If Your Adolescent Has an Eating Disorder

"This is the second edition of an authoritative guide to help parents determine whether their adolescent has an eating disorder and how to get treatment. This edition expands the first edition's coverage of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa and provides comprehensive information on eating disorders newly described in DSM-5 including Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) and Binge-Eating Disorder. The authors, internationally recognized authorities, review recent research on the causes of eating disorders and new methods to prevent and treat them. The book is written in easy-to-understand language and includes practical wisdom from parents who have been in the trenches raising teens with eating disorders"--

Eating Disorders Information for Teens

Health Tips about Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating, and Other Eating Disorders Including Information about Risk Factors, Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment, Health Consequences, and Other Related Issues

Eating Disorders Information for Teens

Health Tips about Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating, And Other Eating Disorders Including Information about Risk Factors, Diagnosis and Treatment, Prevention, Related Health Concerns, and Other Issues

Eating Disorders

The Ultimate Teen Guide

Eating Disorders

It has been estimated that as many as 15 million people suffer or will suffer from anorexia and bulimia at some point in their lives. Additional statistics suggest that 25 million more suffer from binge eating and other related behaviors. The overwhelming majority of individuals who suffer from eating disorders are girls and young women between the ages of 12 and 25, but young males are not immune to these addictions—and the statistics grow more alarming every year. Eating disorders affect not only those who suffer from them, but family members and friends who feel powerless to help. In Eating Disorders: The Ultimate Teen Guide, Jessica R. Greene offers hope for the young women and men who have engaged in these self-destructive urges. In this book, Greene examines the causes and varieties of teen eating disorders and offers advice on how to overcome them. The author looks at how eating disorders are defined, how common they are, and how they are tied into behavioral addictions. In addition to explaining how and why certain people suffer from these compulsions, this book looks at: Social and Cultural Pressures High Risk Groups Myths and Stereotypes Health Repercussions Methods of Prevention Intervention Strategies Treatment Options Recovery Intended to serve as a comprehensive guide, this book also includes a list of resources for teens and their parents. Drawing on input from experts in the field, as well as real-life stories, Eating Disorders: The Ultimate Teen Guide will help young adults who are struggling with this devastating affliction.