Overcoming Bulimia Nervosa and Binge-Eating: A Books on Prescription Title: A Guide to Recovery (Overcoming Books)
One in 20 women in the West have experienced distressing episodes of uncontrolled eating. This book is a source of information and understanding for sufferers as well as for those, such as family members and friends, who need to develop a better understanding of the illness. It includes an account of the illness, an explanation of the nature of disturbances in eating habits and the psychological and social problems they cause, an account of the medical complications and an analysis of all the treatments available and their likely outcomes. The authors have included a self-help guide for those who want to tackle their difficulties on their own, offering a step-by-step programme to recovery.