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My kid is back : empowering parents to beat anorexia nervosa / June Alexander with Daniel le Grange.

By: Alexander, June L, 1950- [author.].
Contributor(s): Le Grange, Daniel [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Publishing, 2009Description: xiii, 262 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780522856002.Subject(s): Parent and child | Anorexia nervosa | Anorexia nervosa -- Patients -- Family relationshipsDDC classification: 616.85262 Summary: Ten families lift the lid on what living with anorexia is really like. Parents describe their frustrations in seeking help for their child and sufferers describe this illness that slips into the brain. The book also lists illness symptoms, strategies for parents and carers to follow, and where to go for treatment and support.
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"When a child develops anorexia nervosa, parents often don't know where to turn for help.<br> <br> My Kid Is Back offers hope and encouragement for parents in fighting this eating disorder. Based on the Maudsley Approach, a successful family-based treatment, this book gives parents techniques for taking charge of the illness and helping their child move on with their lives.<br> <br> This is a practical guide that provides a fuller understanding of anorexia nervosa and information about where to go for help. It also features the stories of ten families who describe how they coped and the journeys they have made in beating the illness."

Includes bibliography (p. 250-255) and index.

Ten families lift the lid on what living with anorexia is really like. Parents describe their frustrations in seeking help for their child and sufferers describe this illness that slips into the brain. The book also lists illness symptoms, strategies for parents and carers to follow, and where to go for treatment and support.

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