by Desiree Boughtwood , Christine Halse and Anne Honey
Inside Anorexia provides valuable insight into the experiences and
challenges faced by teenage girls with anorexia and their families.
The authors use the stories of individuals and their
families as a starting point for understanding the issues associated
with anorexia including: physical effects, the effect on siblings and
parents, related psychiatric problems, causes and treatment. Useful fact
boxes in each story provide an overview of current knowledge from a
variety of disciplines as well as new findings from the authors' own
research into anorexia nervosa.
Inside Anorexia is an accessible resource for anyone
who wants a better understanding of anorexia nervosa. It will be an
informative guide for health professionals as well as for people with
anorexia and their families.