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Can I tell you about Eating Disorders?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

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Part of the Reading Well scheme. 35 books selected by young people and health professionals to provide 13 to 18 year olds with high-quality support, information and advice about common mental health issues and related conditions.

Meet Alice - a teenage girl with anorexia nervosa. Alice invites readers to learn about anorexia nervosa and how it makes her see herself differen
Paperback, 54 pages
Published July 28th 2014 by Jessica Kingsley Publishers (first published January 1st 2014)
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Abby Woodhouse
Jul 03, 2014 Abby Woodhouse rated it it was amazing
This book was kindly given to me for advanced review by the publisher. If you are interested in buying a copy, the book will be released on July 28, 2014.

“Can I Tell You About Eating Disorders?” introduces readers to a teenage girl named Alice. Alice is just like us - but she also struggles with anorexia nervosa. In the book, Alice also introduces readers to her friends who also struggle with different eating disorders - bulimia nervosa, selective eating problems, functional dysphagia, and food
Jun 09, 2014 Collette rated it really liked it
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I decided to read this book because I do research on eating disorders and I wanted to see what kind of literature there is out there about them. I'm not sure if the format of all of the "Can I Tell You About..." books are the same, but I thought it was great for the characters to talk to each other, so the reader could really get a good perspective of their disease. They also compare themselves, which also gives
Nov 02, 2014 Dana rated it really liked it
This is an interesting way to explain eating disorders to children and to the friends, family and other adults who know young people who have eating disorders. It is told by a character named Alice, who has Anorexia, and she discusses her eating disorder with other kids who have other eating disorders including Freddie, who has Food Avoidance Emotional Disorder; Sam, who has Selective Eating; Francesca, who has Functional Dysphagia; and Beth, who has Bulimia. The book explains how the young ...more
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