Eating Disorders in America: A Reference Handbook

by
David E. Newtonauthor

David E. Newton holds a BA in chemistry, an MA in education from the University of Michigan, and an EdD in science education from Harvard University.

Eating Disorders in America: A Reference Handbook

20190331

ABC-CLIO

Pages 364
Topics Current Events and Issues: Health and Medicine;Health and Wellness: Diseases and Conditions;Anorexia;Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder;Body Dysmorphia;Bulimia;Binge-Eating;Diagnosis of Eating Disorders;Eating Disorders in Human History;Effects of Eating Disorders on the Human Body;Obesity;Pro-Ana;Rumination Disorder

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Eating Disorders in America: A Reference Handbook

Author(s): Newton, David;
Contributors: Newton, David;
Abstract:

An indispensable resource for readers interested in eating disorders, this book summarizes their history in human civilization, assesses the current status of eating disorders in American society, and describes efforts for establishing effective prevention and treatment programs.


• Provides an introduction to the history of eating disorders in society, a topic less well known and discussed than others in the social sciences

• Offers comprehensive discussion of the whole range of eating disorders, rather than the two most commonly covered (bulimia and anorexia), along with a review of the risk factors, causes, prevention, and treatment of each

• Outlines the ongoing debate concerning the possible causes of eating disorders and how they guide prevention and treatment

• Includes a chapter on individual perspectives about specific cases of, experiences with, and attitudes toward eating disorders in today's world

SortTitle: eating disorders in america: a reference handbook
Keyword(s): Current Events and Issues: Health and Medicine; Health and Wellness: Diseases and Conditions; Anorexia; Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder; Body Dysmorphia; Bulimia; Binge-Eating; Diagnosis of Eating Disorders; Eating Disorders in Human History; Effects of Eating Disorders on the Human Body; Obesity; Pro-Ana; Rumination Disorder
Author Info:
David E. Newtonauthor

David E. Newton holds a BA in chemistry, an MA in education from the University of Michigan, and an EdD in science education from Harvard University.

eISBN-13: 9781440858604
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440858598
Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Pages: 364
Publication Date: 20190331
Series: Contemporary World Issues