Carolyn Costin, Spring, 2007
There are many thorough but complex academic books on eating disorders. There are also first person accounts on the subject. This is an easy to read how, when and where book that serves as a quick reference guide to anyone wanting to learn more about eating disorders.
When a loved one has an eating disorder it is quick and simple to understand help is needed right away. Written by an accomplished eating disorder therapist with 30 years of experience in the field, 100 Questions points readers in the right direction to accomplish what needs to be done and set them on the right path
Carolyn Costin’s style is friendly and warm and although she covers important professional information she does it with the confidence and expertise acquired over 30 years of personal experience. Carolyn includes her own insights as well as providing readers with the voice of clients themselves. This makes 100 Questions a personal book about a very personal topic.
When does disordered eating become an eating disorder, and is this caused by genetics or our culture? How do I choose a therapist or treatment program, and are there alternative treatments? How can I help a loved one who has an eating disorder? From broad topics such as these to specific questions on laxative abuse, exercise, dental erosion or medications, 100 Questions & Answers About Eating Disorders is a simple, quick reference guide to give you the authoritative, practical information you need. Written by a psychotherapist with 30 years experience in the field and who recovered herself from an eating disorder, with additional “insider” information from others presenting with eating disorder symptoms, readers will be given a basic understanding of the problem, as well as the tools and resources to get more help. This book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the medical, psychological, or emotional turmoil of this frightening condition.
*Copy of book for review available upon request