Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder 2ed
310 pages
ISBN: 9781462517480


Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder 2ed

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James Lock, Daniel Le Grange

Tens of thousands of parents have turned to this compassionate guide for support and practical advice grounded in cutting-edge scientific knowledge. Top experts James Lock and Daniel Le Grange explain what you need to know about eating disorders, which treatments work, and why it is absolutely essential to play an active role in your teen's recovery: even though parents have often been told to take a back seat. Learn how to monitor your teen's eating and exercise, manage mealtimes, end weight-related power struggles, and partner successfully with health care providers. When families work together to get the most out of treatment and prevent relapse, eating disorders can be beat. This book is your essential roadmap. Featuring the latest research, resources, and diagnostic information, the second edition has been expanded to cover binge-eating disorder.

Key Features:

  • a well regarded resource, now updated throughout to include the latest research and DSM 5 classifications.
  • proven family based approach; based on the Maudsley method; is now directly available to parents.
  • Lock and Le Grange are respected experts whose visibility has grown since the first edition was published.

Eating disorders are insidious and relapses are frequent. Anorexia has the highest mortality rate of all psychiatric illnesses, but if caught within the first 2 years, chances for survival greatly increase. Armed with the information in this book, you will be better able to help a teenager beat their eating disorder.