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|Material Type:||Juvenile audience, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||9780737733488 0737733489 9780737733495 0737733497|
|Contents:||Are eating disorders a serious problem? Eating disorders are a growing public health threat / Eating Disorders Coalition for Research, Policy & Action --
Problem of eating disorders is exaggerated / Malcolm Evans --
Eating disorders primarily affect white Western women / Anne Iverson --
Eating disorders are a growing problem among minority women / Denise Brodey --
Eating disorders contribute to the epidemic of obesity in America / Susan Z. Yanovski --
Obesity epidemic is a myth that promotes eating disorders / Courtney E. Martin --
What causes eating disorders? Genetics play a significant role in eating disorders / Craig Johnson, Cynthia Bulik --
Eating disorders may be symptoms of chronic physical illness / Randy Schellenberg --
Neurochemical imbalances cause anorexia / Ellen Ruppel Shell --
Eating disorders have multiple complex causes / Anorexia Nervosa and Related Eating Disorders, Inc. --
Cultural obsession with thinness is harmful / Mimi Spencer --
Cultural obsession with thinness is not harmful / Polly Vernon --
Fashion industry promotes eating disorders / Janet Treasure [and others] --
Fashion industry should not be held responsible for eating disorders / Michelle Cottle --
What role does the Internet play in eating disorders? Pro-ana web sites are dangerous and should be condemned / Elanor Taylor --
Pro-ana web sites are valuable and have a right to exist / Angie Rankman --
Controversial web sites glorify anorexia and bulimia / Kristen Depowski, Kelly Hart --
Internet is an important tool in recovery from eating disorders / Theresia Laksmana. How should eating disorders be treated? Involuntary treatment of anorexics is justified / James L. Werth Jr. [and others] --
Some anorexics have the right to refuse treatment / Simona Giordano --
Family therapy is the most promising treatment for anorexia / James Lock --
There are no effective treatments for chronic anorexia / Judith Graham --
Medications effectively treat bulimia and binge-eating disorder / Diane Mickley --
Cognitive behavioral therapy is an effective treatment for bulimia and binge-eating disorder / Ann M. Schapman-Williams, James Lock, Jennifer Couturier --
Effective treatment for eating disorders depends on increasing insurance coverage / Leah Litman.
|Series Title:||Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)|
|Responsibility:||Viqi Wagner, book editor.|
- Eating disorders -- Juvenile literature.
- Eating disorders.
- Feeding and Eating Disorders -- etiology.
- Feeding and Eating Disorders -- therapy.