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Is My (or My Loved One's) Relationship with Food a Problem?

Almost Anorexic

Determine if your relationship with food is a problem, develop scientifically based strategies to change unhealthy patterns, and learn when and how to get professional help when needed with this inviting, hopeful guide.

Millions of men and women struggle with disordered eating. Some stand at the mirror wondering how they can face the day when they look so fat. Others binge, purge, or exercise compulsively. Many skip meals, go on diet after diet, or cut out entire food groups. Still, they are never thin enough.

While 1 in 200 adults have experienced full-blown anorexia, at least 1 in 20 (1 in 10 teen girls!) have exhibited some key symptoms of anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating disorder. Many suffer from the effects but never address the issue because they don’t fully meet the diagnostic criteria. If this is the case for you, then you may be “almost anorexic.” Drawing on case studies and the latest research, Almost Anorexic combines a psychologist’s clinical experience with a patient’s personal recovery story to help readers understand and overcome almost anorexia.

  • Determine if your (or your loved one’s) relationship with food is a problem
  • Gain insight on how to intervene with a loved one
  • Discover scientifically proven strategies to change unhealthy eating patterns
  • Learn when and how to get professional help when it’s needed

Anorexic Continuum:

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Meet Jenni’s Co-Author:

Jennifer J. Thomas, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of psychology in the department of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and Co-Director of the Eating Disorders Clinical and Research Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. Connect with her on Twitter at @drjennythomas.

hhp_logoAlmost Anorexic is a part of The Almost Effect ™ series from Harvard Medical School. The Almost Effect ™ series presents books written by Harvard Medical School faculty and other experts who offer guidance on common behavioral and physical problems falling in the spectrum between normal health and a full-blown medical condition. These are the first publications to help general readers recognize and address these problems.

  • Amazon
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Indie Bound
  • iBooks

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