Brave girl eating : the inspirational true story of one family's battle with anorexia / Harriet Brown.Publisher: London : Piatkus, 2011Description: xvi, 240 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780749955182.Subject(s): Brown, Harriet | Anorexia nervosa -- Patients -- United States -- Biography | Eating disorders | Mothers and daughters -- United States -- BiographyDDC classification: 362.196/852620092 | 616.85262
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
'Brave Girl Eating' tells the story of an ordinary American family struggling to help their teenage daughter recover from anorexia using a family based therapy called the Maudsley Approach which was developed in the UK.
First published New York: William Morrow & Co, 2010.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [231-240)
Foreword / Daniel le Grange -- Before : What I wish everyone knew -- Down the rabbit hole -- Home again, home again -- There will be cake -- The country of mental illness -- The trouble is now -- September -- In which we take on the insurance company, and lose -- Watching Kitty -- Crusts and crumbs -- The happy ending -- Epilogue: Relapse, recovery, renewal.
Millions of families are affected by eating disorders, which usually strike young women between the ages of fourteen and twenty. But current medical practice ties these families' hands when it comes to helping their children recover.