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Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder

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If your teenager shows signs of having an eating disorder, you may hope that, with the right mix of love, encouragement, and parental authority, he or she will just "snap out of it." If only it were that simple. To make matters worse, certain treatments assume you've somehow contributed to the problem and prohibit you from taking an active role. But as you watch your own t ...more
Hardcover, 295 pages
Published October 26th 2004 by The Guilford Press (first published January 1st 2004)
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Eva Musby
This is the bible for parents of a child suffering from anorexia.
The authors are my heroes. When our daughter really started to improve, we were under the care of eating disorders specialists following this family-based approach and getting supervision from the authors' team.

This treatment method for anorexia is the only one, to date, to have been validated in randomised controlled trials. It's commonly called 'FBT' or 'Maudsley' or 'Manualised Maudsley' (if you've heard of 'New Maudsley', tha
I picked up this book thinking since it was aimed at the parents of teens it would be easy to understand and a good resource in learning more about eating disorders. While the book does exactly what the title says, guides you in ways to help your adolescent by acting now it wasn't a good fit for me personally. It wasn't all for naught pushing through the 200+ pages. I DID learn a little bit more about the subject, like the different treatment options and that we still don't know A LOT about the ...more
Charlotte Bevan
THE BIBLE for evidence based treatment protocols for treating a teenager with an eating disorder.

Life changing, life saving and, in conjunction with FEAST and the Around the Dinner Table forum, saved my daughter's life.

An absolute MUST READ for all parents of a child with eating disorders.
One of the better books on the subject of eating disorders. Would likely be a helpful guide for parents with a newly diagnosed teen or those who have already experienced some of the devastation these diseases cause. Discussion of various treatment options as well as case studies are explored.
This is based on the Maudsley approach with some references to other theories that are out there and a guideline for parents to start to figure out what to do with their child with an eating disorder
Not really the kind of book that you read to like. Read this as research for work. I thought it was very informative. My heart goes out to all families facing an eating disorder.
This book has certainly helped me understand my daughters eating disorder. I call it my very special guide book.
Kristen Norris zimny
This is a good resource for those parents/ family members of a child with an eating disorder.
Didn't really address the issues we were dealing with so didn't finish.
Maureen Connolly
Interesting information on a tough subject matter.
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