Conquering Bulimia

9781499462012. ea vol: 64p. (Conquering Eating Disorders). further reading. glossary. index. photos. websites. Rosen YA. 2016. lib. ed. $32.95. ebk. $32.95.
Gr 9 Up—With eating disorders an ever-present problem among youth, this series strives to help those directly and indirectly affected by discussing the causes, associated risks, and possible treatments of various conditions. Both the internal and external factors that might cause eating disorders are discussed, along with potential warning signs and how to seek treatment. The text uses straightforward and nonjudgmental language. Tips for creative mental exercises are given with the goal of addressing and changing negative thought patterns to help readers achieve a healthy relationship with food and their bodies. Studies are cited, as well as anecdotes to illustrate realistic examples. Common misconceptions about eating disorders are debunked. This series encourages readers to educate themselves, ask questions of medical professionals, and practice self-acceptance.
VERDICT A well-rounded resource for teens either seeking assistance or merely studying the issue.

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