Journals Higher Education

$35.00

Hardcover

27 October 2005

192 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195181524


Bookseller Code (05)

If Your Adolescent Has an Eating Disorder

An Essential Resource for Parents

B. Timothy Walsh and V. L. Cameron

Adolescent Mental Health Initiative

In clear and accessible language, Dr. B. Timothy Walsh and V. L. Cameron explain exactly what eating disorders are and describe their characteristics, as well as signs and symptoms. They outline the right way to go about getting a diagnosis if you suspect your child may have an eating disorder, about when and where to get treatment, and about how to navigate the healthcare system. There is also advice on how to handle everyday life--both at home and at school--once your child is diagnosed, and on how to communicate with your teen. Complete with red flags to look out for and warnings on the dangers of doing nothing, this book will help parents and other adults face and deal effectively with adolescent eating disorders before they become life-threatening.

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