Because I Feel Fat

Helping the Ones You Love Deal with an Eating Disorder

by Tony Paulson



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 8/22/2004

Recognition Programs

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 142
ISBN : 9780595320615

About the Book

Because I Feel Fat: Helping the Ones You Love Deal with an Eating Disorder is a comprehensive guide that gives family, friends, and loved ones a thorough understanding of what eating disorders are and how to help their loved ones recover. Easy to read and understand, Because I Feel Fat breaks down complex disorders into simple terms that gives everyone, from the sufferer and worried loved one, a common ground of understanding. Through painfully honest and heartbreaking first-person stories, gathered from interviews with women suffering from anorexia and bulimia nervosa, the reader learns what it is like to have an eating disorder, in hopes that this insight will answer questions and identify the keys to helping with recovery.

"Because I Feel Fat is a thorough and comprehensive book that will be of great value to both those who have an eating disorder and to their significant others. It fills a much needed gap in the resources that exist today by offering in detail the perspective of people who suffer from eating disorders."
Marcia Yamashiro, RD
Certified Eating Disorders Specialist

About the Author

Tony Paulson, Ph.D. began treating people with eating disorders more than 13 years ago. He is the Director of an Intensive Outpatient Program and Inpatient Program for people with eating disorders in Sacramento, CA.

Johanna Marie McShane, Ph.D. has been working in the field of eating disorders treatment for 11 years. Dr. McShane has been in private practice in Lafayette, CA for 8 years.