Demystifying Anorexia Nervosa
An Optimistic Guide to Understanding and Healing
Alexander R. Lucas, M.D.
Reviews and Awards
"Dr. Andy Lucas demystifies anorexia by providing us with the fascinating mysteries of clinical cases (and their solutions) along with the equally fascinating mysteries of his research efforts (and their results). A clear, informative book for every patient and parent to read and for every physician to recommend."--Lenore Terr, M.D., Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco
"Dr. Lucas has infused an immense amount of wisdom and experience into this highly readable book. A must-read for patients and family as well as clinicians who want a concise, balanced, and up-to-date discussion of the art and science of the treatment of anorexia nervosa."--L. K. George Hsu, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Tufts-New England Medical Center
"Andy Lucas has written an excellent book that respects the individuality of the patient with anorexia nervosa while offering sage advice, reassurance, and hope to their parents. Highly recommended."--James C. Harris, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Pediatrics and Director of Developmental Neuropsychiatry, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine