by Adriane Ruggiero


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ISBN-13: 9780737736748
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 10/28/2007
Series: At Issue Series: Health
Pages: 91
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

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Table of Contents

Introduction     7
Bulimia: An Overview   Deborah Marcontell Michel   Susan G. Willand     10
Many Bulimics Appear Healthy   B. Timothy Walsh   V.L. Cameron     16
Bulimics Are Driven by an Idea of a "Good" Body   Sharlene Hesse-Biber     21
The Connection Between Shame and Bulimia   Sheila M. Reindl     33
Bulimia Is a Kind of Self-Harm   Dr. Sharon K. Farber     43
Athletics Can Contribute to Bulimia   Christa Case     51
Eating Disorders Also Impact Older Women   Siri Agrell     55
The Internet Often Helps Shape Eating Behaviors   Lynell George     59
Antidepressants Are Highly Successful in Treating Bulimics   Diane Mickley     70
Involuntary Hospitalization Is Effective in Treating Bulimics$dMedscapeWire     75
Behavior Therapy Is Better than Hospitalization for Bulimics$dAssociation for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies     78
Insurers Should Pay for Bulimics' Hospitalization and Treatment   Elizabeth Bernstein     82
Organizations to Contact     89
Bibliography     92
Index     96

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