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The Survivor's Guide to Sex: How to Have an Empowered Sex Life After Child Sexual Abuse
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This book offers an affirming, sex-positive approach to recovery from incest and rape.

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Anorexia Nervosa: A Guide to Recovery

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Anorexia Nervosa: A Guide to Recovery
by Lindsey Hall, Monika Ostroff

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This book is for people who want to understand and recover from anorexia nervosa. Both of the authors of this book have fully recovered from eating disorders, and many individuals who have recovered or are recovering from anorexia also contributed insights and suggestions.* Whether you yourself are suffering with anorexia or you know someone who is, their wisdom can inspire and guide you.

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The Long Road Back, A Survivors Guide to Anorexia

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The Long Road Back, A Survivors Guide to Anorexia
by Judy Tam Sargent

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A Survivor’s Guide to Anorexia, is an autobiographical account of my ten-year battle with anorexia nervosa. I wrote the book with the hope that it would give individuals currently suffering from anorexia (and other eating disorders) insight, courage, and hope. An eating disorder need not be a life sentence. People do recover and go on to lead happy, healthy, full lives. In my account, I’ve shared words of wisdom and details of my own recovery process with the hope that others may benefit from my insight. REVIEW: The book will be an eye-opener to patients and their families and should be required reading for anyone treating a person with an eating disorder. It will also emphasize to mental health providers and insurance companies that there are no short-cuts to treatment which often takes a very long time. Her description of the ingredients that make for effective treatment are a valuable contribution to the understanding of what contributes to recovery.

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Anatomy of Anorexia

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Anatomy of Anorexia
by Steven Levenkron

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Anatomy of Anorexia is a tremendous tool for families: now more than ever, early diagnosis and treatment, and family participation, are crucial in helping the anorexic. Preeminent therapist Steven Levenkron demystifies this life-threatening disease and shows how the millions of girls and women who are afflicted with anorexia can be helped–and can look forward to rich and productive lives.

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The Golden Cage: The Enigma of Anorexia Nervosa

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The Golden Cage: The Enigma of Anorexia Nervosa
by Hilde Broch, Catherine Steiner-Adair, Hilde Bruch

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One of the world’s leading authorities offers a vivid and moving account of the causes, effects, and treatment of this devastating disease.

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For Professionals

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The Secret Language of Eating Disorders

The Secret Language of Eating Disorders

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The Secret Language of Eating Disorders
by Peggy Claude-Pierre

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What makes Claude-Pierre’s treatment of anorexia and bulimia revolutionary? Perhaps it’s that the astonishingly high success rate of even the most chronic cases at Claude-Pierre’s Montreux Clinic (only sufferers near death who have not been helped by doctors and hospitals are admitted) defies the common misconception that eating disorders are incurable. Claude-Pierre has made a personal commitment to dispel this damaging myth. Having cured her own two daughters of anorexia, you might say hers was a vested interest. The Secret Language of Eating Disorders reveals the details of Claude-Pierre’s unique program.

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The Eating Disorder Sourcebook: A Comprehensive Guide to the Causes, Treatments, and Prevention of Eating Disorders

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The Eating Disorder Sourcebook: A Comprehensive Guide to the Causes, Treatments, and Prevention of Eating Disorders
by Carolyn Costin

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Provides a compassionate and comprehensive look at this potentially fatal disorder through a multidimensional approach that incorporates nutritional, psychological, and biochemical aspects. Costin addresses questions about the cause, treatment, and prevention of anorexia nervosa, bulimia, binge eating disorder, and activity disorder. Patients, families, and professionals may avail themselves of up-to-date information on treatment programs, family therapy, and support groups.

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