10 black & white illustrations, 25 black & white halftones, 2 tables
Table Of Contents
Acknowledgments Introduction: Before We Begin Chapter 1: Eating To Extremes: Mental Disorder Or Lifestyle Choice? Chapter 2: It Starts In Your Head: The Science Of Mood, Compulsion & Addiction Chapter 3: Keys That Turn The Lock: Complex And Combined Forces At Work Chapter 4: Let's Dish On The Past: The Origins Of Extreme Eating Chapter 5: Boys Get Hungry, Too: Culture Wars on Perfect Bodies Chapter 6: Appetite For Destruction: From Habit To Compulsion Chapter 7:Truth And Consequences: The Ultimate Cost Of Food Obsession Chapter 8: Who Can You Call: Practical Advice That May Help Chapter 9: It Gets Better From Here: Intervention & Treatment Chapter 10:Finding Balance: The Healthy Weigh to Recovery Epilogue: What Does Recovery Look Like? Glossary Chapter Notes Credit Lines About the Author
Jessica R. Greene is freelance writer with a B.A. in Biopsychology and an M.A. from the University of Virginia. She has written several articles in the areas of substance abuse, domestic violence, nutrition, and other subjects of interest to the general public.