Conquering Eating Disorders: How Family Communication Heals by Ph.D. Sue Cooper, R.D. Peggy Norton

By Ph.D. Sue Cooper, R.D. Peggy Norton

One out of each 100 younger women is anorexic. 4 out of each 100 are bulimic. total, examine means that 8 million Americans—men and women—have an consuming illness. but within the face of those startling records, mom and dad would not have a transparent realizing of ways to aid their baby triumph over an consuming disorder.

In Conquering consuming Disorders, Susan Cooper, a certified psychologist and staff psychotherapist, and Peggy Norton, a dietician with thirty years of expertise, bridge the distance among the facts and the real-life concerns to aid youngsters and fogeys achieve the communique talents essential to aid the therapeutic method. mom and dad want to know that in simple terms in Conquering consuming Disorders will you pay attention at once from adolescents suffering from consuming problems and get professional recommendation on how one can interpret and reply to what your teenager is saying—even whilst they are not talking.

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Indd 29 7/14/08 2:25:56 PM 30 a Conquering Eating Disorders from him, John experienced this event as the end of his identity as he knew it. Because he had not developed other interests or passions to bolster his self-esteem, he was devastated by the loss of hockey and the acclaim it had brought him. This loss was accompanied by a perceived lack of control. John’s perception was that his body and genetics had let him down by making him unusually susceptible to knee injury. He felt he had no control over his body and no control over the doctor’s decision that he must stop playing contact sports.

Neither parents nor teenagers are immune. Parents may feel the need to send their child to prestigious universities or colleges because that is what their friends and neighbors are doing. They may also feel their children need to dress a certain way, drive a certain kind of car, go to all the parties—or somehow, they have failed as parents. indd 37 7/14/08 2:25:58 PM 38 a Conquering Eating Disorders name-brand clothing and be a part of the popular group at school. Often their biggest fear is being different or unique from their friends.

These days he is either grim-faced or expressionless. I think he and Mom might be worried about my weight, but they never say anything about it. Sometimes I think I should tell them the truth—that I’m lonely, and that I’m making myself throw up—but I’m way too scared of how it would affect them. Points to Ponder Like many girls who develop eating disorders, Tracey found it very difficult to communicate directly about her needs and her feelings. Instead, she communicated indirectly—and dangerously—by bringing on a physical crisis.

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