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Biting the Hand that Starves You: Inspiring Resistance to Anorexia/Bulimia

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The authors' decade-and-a-half collaboration with 'insiders' has yielded fresh answers to these life and death questions:
* How does a/b seduce and terrorize girls and women?
* Why is a/b successful in encouraging girls and women to unwittingly embrace their would-be murderer?
* How can such a murderer be exposed and thwarted?

This book details a unique way of thinking and
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Hardcover, 336 pages
Published October 17th 2004 by W. W. Norton Company
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Liralen
Aug 25, 2010 rated it liked it
Very interesting read - explores the narrative approach to treating eating disorders. I especially appreciated the transcripts of talks with people affected by eating disorders.

The primary problem that I had with this book - and the reason that I didn't rank it higher - was its failure to differentiate between types of eating disorders. Although the criteria for anorexia and bulimia were discussed at the beginning of the book, thereafter they were treated as one and the same. Although clearly th
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This is an excellent book, a valuable resource for people dealing with eating disorders
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