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Author Lucas, Alexander R., 1931-

Title Demystifying anorexia nervosa : an optimistic guide to understanding and healing / Alexander R. Lucas.

Imprint New York : Oxford Univesity Press, c2004.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Chevy Chase Library Non-Fiction    616.8526 LUC    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    616.8526 LUC    Available
Description xiv, 176 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Series Developmental perspectives in psychiatry
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [164]-171) and index.
Contents What is anorexia nervosa? -- How does anorexia nervosa evole? -- How commin is anorexia nervosa? -- What causes anorexia nervosa? -- The signs of trouble -- What to expect in an evaluation -- Making the diagnosis -- Disorders that mimic anorexia nervosa -- Physiological effect of starvation and weight gain -- How is fertility affected? -- Bulima, bulima nervosa, and binge eating -- Treatment =-- Is recovery possible? -- Can anorexia nervosa be prevented?
Subject Anorexia nervosa -- Popular works.
ISBN 0195133382 (hbk. : alk. paper)

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