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Bibliotherapy Books for Children and Young Adults: Eating Disorders

This guide details resources for bibliotherapy, especially for use in SPSY 6350 - School-Based Interventions: Children, Youth and Families and SPSY 6400 - School-Based Interventions: Groups, Classrooms and Systems.

The Beginner's Guide to Eating Disorders Recovery

Summary:  Provides information on anorexia and bulimia, and discusses what is involved in recovering from eating disorders.

The Culture of Beauty

Summary:  Examines both sides of the issues surrounding the obsession with image, from beauty standards to societal impact and from individual aspirations of beauty to effects of the beauty and fashion industries.

Understanding Sports and Eating Disorders

Summary:  Describes how the pressures of sports can contribute to the onset of eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder.

Is It In Your Genes?

Summary:  Discusses what is known and not known about the genetic factors for 90 common conditions, diseases, and disorders.  (Includes a chapter on anorexia nervosa.)

Nutrition and Eating Disorders