A is for Anorexia: Anorexia Nervosa Explained (Paperback)
In A is fo Anorexia: Anorexia Nervosa Explained the complicated relationship between self-starvation, the high of hunger, the addiction to anorexia and its real, but misplaced protective purpose is explored. Em Farrell takes you into her consulting room and shows you why anorexics become anorexic, what happens when they do, and how you as a parent, friend or professional can help them recover and have a better life. Anorexics do not want to be thin in order to look like a super-model, but are driven to do so, without knowing why. Deep, deep down it is about an attempt to deal with unmanageable, uncontrollable feelings and thoughts. - Find out the history of anorexia - Find out what anorexics eat - Find out what happens to the body of someone who is anorexic - Find out what happens in the mind of an anorexic Once you knows you can: - Discover how to help your anorexic daughter or son - Discover how to help yourself if you are the parent of an anorexic - Discover how to help yourself if you are anorexic - Discover sources of help for when you have reached your limit - Discover hope and compassion and help the anorexic recover and have a better life. Em Farrell has worked with eating disordered patients for over 25 years. She has taught courses on how to work with eating disordered, has lectured and seen well over 200 individuals with eating difficulties. She is the author of the well thought of Lost for Words: The Psychoanalysis of Anorexia and Bulimia and is currently working on her second book in the series B is for Bulimia: Bulimia Nervosa Explained. Find out more atbout her ongoing projects at www.abcofeatingdisorders.com "Em Farrell's book describes the painful and disturbing world of the anorectic and those who work and live alongside them, with incredible insight, sensitivity and most importantly hope. To support, inform and help parents, friends and family of anorexics." Mandy Oliver, Secondary School Counsellor and Psychotherapist. Em Farrell is now offering a free monthly webinar. You can sign up at www.abcofeatingdisorders.com.