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1.
Suzanne Somers' Eat Great, Lose Weight
by Suzanne Somers, et al


Crown Pub
Hardcover - 213 pages
1 Ed edition (February 1997)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
Amazon.com
Years ago, Suzanne Somers lost the chance to appear on a hit television series because she was "too chunky." That missed opportunity started her on a "diet roller coaster," trying all kinds of diets. Now Somers believes that diets and deprivation do not help people lose weight in... Read more

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Eat Right for Your Type : The Individualized Diet Solution to Staying Healthy, Living Longer & Achieving Your Ideal Weight : 4 Blood Types, 4 Diets [ABRIDGED]
by Peter J. D'Adamo, et al


Harper Audio
Audio Cassette
(September 1998)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
Amazon.com
If you've ever wondered why the latest fad diet doesn't work for you . . . well, there are lots of reasons, mostly the fact that it's a fad diet. But it could also be that you're the wrong blood type for the kinds of foods the diet recommends. Peter D'Adamo makes a persuasive argument that your... Read more

3.
Breaking Free from Compulsive Eating
by Geneen Roth


Plume
Paperback - 216 pages
Reissue edition (September 1993)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
The author speaks from experience about compulsive eating and describes how to put an end to the anguish of this eating disorder. A critically acclaimed Bobbs Merrill hardcover and Signet mass market book, now available in Plume trade paper. Read more

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Why Weight? : A Guide to Ending Compulsive Eating
by Geneen Roth


Plume
Paperback - 192 pages
Reissue edition (September 1993)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
After Feeding the Hungry Heart and Breaking Free from Compulsive Eating, Roth offers a workbook that will enable readers to explore for themselves the issues that lead to compulsive eating. Read more

5.
Food Addiction : The Body Knows
by Kay Sheppard


Health Communications
Paperback
Rev/Expnd edition (August 1993)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
A reviewer, July 13, 2000 5 out of 5 stars
Life saving

7/13/00 I am a 48 year old female who was overweight all of my adult life. I tried a "zillion" diets, and lost weight, but could not keep it off. This book helped me to understand how food addiction affected me and what I could do that would help me live with this "eating... Read more

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Overcoming Overeating
by Jane R. Hirschmann, et al


Fawcett Books
Mass Market Paperback - 237 pages
(June 1998)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
Diet/binge. Good food/bad food. Punishment/reward. These are the compulsive eater's nightmares, a longtime pattern of recrimination and guilt that ultimately leads to more overeating and more weight gain. Now, for the first time, here is a proven, step-by-step plan that doesn't control your eating... Read more

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Wasted : A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia
by Marya Hornbacher


Harpercollins
Paperback - 298 pages
1 Harper edition (January 1999)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
Amazon.com
"I fell for the great American dream, female version, hook, line, and sinker," Marya Hornbacher writes. "I, as many young women do, honest-to-God believed that once I Just Lost a Few Pounds, suddenly I would be a New You, I would have Ken-doll men chasing my thin legs down with... Read more

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Surviving an Eating Disorder : Strategies for Family and Friends
by Michelle Siegel, et al


HarperCollins (paper)
Paperback - 288 pages
Revised edition (February 1997)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
Surviving an Eating Disorder became an instant success when it was first published in 1988, not just because it was among the first books to alert America to the serious dangers of a silent but widespread disease, but because it offered effective solutions and support for family and friends of those... Read more

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When Food Is Love : Exploring the Relationship Between Eating and Intimacy
by Geneen Roth


Plume
Paperback
Reissue edition (September 1993)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
An examination of the link between eating disorders and the need for intimacy explains how eating disorders sabotage relationships and why people overeat to satisfy their emotional hunger. Book available. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. Read more

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Why Am I Up, Why Am I Down? : Understanding Bipolar Disorder (The Dell Guides for Mental Health)
by Roger Granet, Elizabeth Ferber


Dell Pub Co
Mass Market Paperback - 224 pages
(September 1999)
  Avg. Customer Review:
3.5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
Violent mood swings...suicidal feelings...unpredictable behavior...

Is your life a roller coaster of highs and lows? Do your moods vacillate between profound sadness and euphoria?

If so, you may be suffering from bipolar disorder, a complex illness that involves the mood centers of the brain and... Read more

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When Women Stop Hating Their Bodies : Freeing Yourself from Food and Weight Obsession
by Jane R. Hirschmann, Carol H. Munter (Contributor)


Fawcett Books
Paperback - 363 pages
(January 1997)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
"Will empower all women to stop believing that our bodies are the problems, dieting the solution." --Harriet Lerner, Ph.D. Author of The Dance of Anger In this revolutionary new book, bestselling authors Carol Munter and Jane Hirschmann explore the myriad reasons why women cling to diets despite... Read more

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Overcoming Binge Eating
by Christopher Fairburn


Guilford Press
Paperback - 247 pages
Reissue edition (May 1995)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Laura Hill, Director, National Eating Disorders Organization, in Feminist Bookstore News
An urgently needed source of information, this authoritative book presents the facts about binge eating and offers concrete solutions to help overcome it. This book is a must read for binge eaters and their families. --This text refers to the hardcover edition of this title Read more

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Anatomy of a Food Addiction : The Brain Chemistry of Overeating : An Effective Program to Overcome Compulsive Eating
by Anne Katherine


Gurze Designs&Books
Paperback - 256 pages
3rd edition (February 1997)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
Featuring an honest account of the author's own struggles with food, Anatomy of a Food Addiction helps readers understand binge eating and plan a recovery through exercises, self-tests, and an examination of family issues. Read more

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The Best Little Girl in the World
by Steven Levenkron


Warner Books
Mass Market Paperback
Reissue edition (May 1981)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
Kessie thinks she's overweight. She's five foot four and ninety-eight pounds. Kessie has anorexia nervosa. Read more

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The Secret Language of Eating Disorders : The Revolutionary New Approach to
by Peggy Claude-Pierre


Vintage Books
Paperback - 288 pages
(January 1999)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
Amazon.com
What makes Claude-Pierre's treatment of anorexia and bulimia revolutionary? Perhaps it's that the astonishingly high success rate of even the most chronic cases at Claude-Pierre's Montreux Clinic (only sufferers near death who have not been helped by doctors and hospitals are admitted) defies the... Read more

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Feeding the Hungry Heart : The Experience of Compulsive Eating
by Geneen Roth


Plume
Paperback - 196 pages
Reissue edition (September 1993)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
The author shares her experience as a compulsive eater and self-starver and how she broke free from this destructive cycle to go on to help other women do the same. Read more

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Bulimia : A Guide to Recovery
by Lindsey Hall, Leigh Cohn


Gurze Designs&Books
Paperback - 192 pages
5th edition (August 1999)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
A reviewer, July 14, 1999 5 out of 5 stars
this book changed my life
I think of this book as my bible and carry it around with me whereever I go. It helped me understand my illness and gave me specific things to do in my recovery. I felt like the authors were speaking to me like best friends or mentors. I highly recommed this book for anyone dealing with bulimia! Read more

 


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It's Not About Food : Change Your Mind; Change Your Life; End Your Obsession With Food and Weight
by Carol Emery Normandi, Laurelee Roark


Penguin USA (Paper)
Paperback - 240 pages
(May 1999)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
"Women who read this book will be inspired to throw away their diets and scales and pick up on the nurturing, caring voice presented in these pages." --Jane R. Hirschmann and Carol H. Munter, authors of Overcoming Overeating.

Carol Emery Normandi and Laurelee Roark founded the nonprofit... Read more

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The Secret Language of Eating Disorders : The Revolutionary New Approach to Curing Anorexia and Bulimia
by Peggy Claude-Pierre


Random House Value Pub
Hardcover - 288 pages
Remainder edition (September 1997)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
Amazon.com
What makes Claude-Pierre's treatment of anorexia and bulimia revolutionary? Perhaps it's that the astonishingly high success rate of even the most chronic cases at Claude-Pierre's Montreux Clinic (only sufferers near death who have not been helped by doctors and hospitals are admitted) defies the... Read more

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The Broken Mirror : Understanding and Treating Body Dysmorphic Disorder
by Katharine A. Phillips M.D., Katharine A. Phillips


Oxford Univ Pr (Trade)
Paperback - 357 pages
Reprint edition (June 1998)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
Book News, Inc.
The first volume to appear on the newly labeled dysmorphic disorder (BDD) pattern which is characterized by a person's debilitating obsession with perceived flaws in their appearance. If one thinks that BDD might simply be a new age coinage for vanity, Phillips (psychiatry, Brown U. School of... Read more

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The Chemical Dependence Treatment Planner
by Arthur E. Jongsma Jr., Robert B. Perkinson


John Wiley & Sons
Paperback - 256 pages
1 edition (December 15, 1997)
  Avg. Customer Review:
3.5 out of 5 stars
From Book News, Inc.
Provides problem definitions, treatment goals, objectives, interventions, sample plans, and diagnoses for 29 substance abuse related problems. Problems discussed include: antisocial behavior, narcissism, spiritual confusion, dependence, withdrawal, family conflicts, mania/hypomania, borderline... Read more

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Appetites : On the Search for True Nourishment
by Geneen Roth


Plume
Paperback - 256 pages
(April 1997)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
From Booklist
Roth speaks of issues that, chauvinism aside, only women can truly understand and identify with. In the past, her books were about food, weight, dieting, and the almost universal obsession that women have with their bodies and self-esteem. Now her canvas of introspection and discussion has expanded:... Read more

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Conquer Your Cravings : Four Steps to Stopping the Struggle and Winning Your Inner Battle With Foods
by Suzanne Giesemann


NTC/Contemporary Publishing
Paperback - 240 pages

  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
Conquer Your Cravings illustrates how to end food cravings--permanently. Readers learn how to use positive thinking, visualization, and personal empowerment to successfully fight their cravings through a remarkable four-step program. Read more

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The Body Image Workbook : An 8-Step Program for Learning to Like Your Looks
by Thomas F. Cash, Ph.D.


New Harbinger Pubns
Paperback - 224 pages
(May 1997)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
An internationally recognized authority on body image shows readers how to combat destructive and unhealthy attitudes towards their physical appearance. The eight-step program developed by Thomas Cash shows readers how to evaluate a negative body image, change self-defeating "private body talk, "... Read more

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Anorexia Nervosa : A Guide to Recovery
by Lindsey Hall, Monika Ostroff


Gurze Designs&Books
Paperback - 192 pages
1 Ed edition (December 1998)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
A reviewer, January 22, 1999
A gentle friend in recovery.
"Anorexia Nervosa: A Guide to Recovery" is meant to be a compassionate, understanding companion on the journey through recovery. It offers a combination of factual information, my own story of recovery from a ten year battle with anorexia, insights from others who have recovered, and... Read more

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