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The Eating Disorders Update

Understanding Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating

Series: Disease Update

By Alvin Silverstein, Virginia Silverstein and Laura Silverstein Nunn

What is an eating disorder? What are the symptoms? How are eating disorders treated? Learn about the most common eating disorders—anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder—which affect as many as 70 million people worldwide. The book includes practical sidebars and chapters highlight individuals who struggle with these disorders. Because eating disorders affect so many children and teens, this book is a must-have for every young adult collection.

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Library Ed.978-0-7660-2802-9$33.27$24.95

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Reviews

"This is scientific information that most young readers will find relevant and interesting . . . This is a worthy addition to an excellent series."

National Science Teachers Association Recommends Web site, posted June 22, 2008

"Includes excellent information on both the physical and psychological affects of binging and purging . . ."

Irving Independent School District, January 14, 2009

"A good addition to the health section that will prove useful for projects."

Association of Region XI School Libraries

". . . this series provides the latest thinking about the causes and treatments of several common medical conditions. The authors are well known for reliable, user-friendly, and accessible science books . . . helpful for students embarking on a health report, or looking for information about a condition that may affect their own lives or those of friends . . . [Eating Disorders] is a well-researched book that students will find very helpful."

VOYA, October 2008

"This volume . . . can be particularly helpful to both teens and their families in its examination of eating disorders . . ."

Catholic Library World, December 2008

". . . perfect for middle school health classes that address these issues."

Delaware County Library System, May 30, 2008

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