ISBN 9788176496421,Encyclopedia Of Obesity And Eating Disorders

Encyclopedia Of Obesity And Eating Disorders


Viva Books Pvt Ltd



Viva Books Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2004

ISBN 9788176496421

ISBN-10 8176496421


Number of Pages 308 Pages
Language (English)


In a society preoccupied with thinness and quick-fix dieting, it is no surprise that more and more people-especially girls and young women-suffer from various types of eating disorders and different forms of obesity. Long misunderstood, eating disorders have become commonplace and widely recognized as a serious health concern. And yet they continue to pose a danger to the lives of those who suffer from them. With in-depth and completely up-to-date research, The Encyclopedia of Obesity and Eating Disorders, 2nd Ed provides readily accessible information on the causes, nature, symptoms, treatments and impact of these serious afflictions. More than 400 concise entries make up an invaluable resource for understanding eating disorder and obesity and how they affect our health and our lives. Topics covered include anorexia nervosa, an increasingly common psychological disorder characterized by intense fear of weight gain