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Fit to Die
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Fit to Die
Men and Eating Disorders

  • Anna Paterson - Eating Disorders Awareness Campaigner, Hertfordshire


August 2004 | 122 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
`This is a book that will be useful to carers, helping them understand the issues that affect male suffers and some of the barriers they will have to break down in order to recover. It will also reassure men affected by an eating disorder that they are not alone, their problems are understood b medical professional and that recovery is possible' - Signpost

Anna has established herself as a leading author in the field of eating disorders and combines her personal experiences with an extensive research interest. Her two previous books published by Lucky Duck were winner and special commendation in the NASEN/TES book awards and we expect this publication to be equally well received.

It would be a mistake to think that eating and body image problems are experienced only by women. Anna draws the readers attention to the characteristic and special difficulties for men, including:

" athletics, body building and eating

" depression and self-esteem

" eating disorders and homosexuality.

Like all her books she offers a comprehensive overview and contributes information, advice and hope. This is a book for those affected and those who want to help them.

 
Introduction
 
The Hidden Disorders
 
A History of Men and Eating Disorders
 
Anorexia Nervosa in Men
 
Bulimia Nervosa in Men
 
Compulsive Overeating in Men
 
Muscle Dysmorphia
 
Body Dysmorphic Disorder
 
Men and Their Emotions
 
Men and Depression
 
Eating Disorders and Homosexuality
 
Treatment
 
Healthy Living
 
Healthy Eating

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