Sick Enough: A Guide to the Medical Complications of Eating Disorders (Paperback)

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Patients with eating disorders frequently feel that they aren't sick enough to merit treatment, despite medical problems that are both measurable and unmeasurable. They may struggle to accept rest, nutrition, and a team to help them move towards recovery. Sick Enough offers patients, their families, and clinicians a comprehensive, accessible review of the medical issues that arise from eating disorders by bringing relatable case presentations and a scientifically sound, engaging style to the topic. Using metaphor and patient-centered language, Dr. Gaudiani aims to improve medical diagnosis and treatment, motivate recovery, and validate the lived experiences of individuals of all body shapes and sizes, while firmly rejecting dieting culture.

About the Author

Jennifer L. Gaudiani, MD, CEDS, FAED is a Board-Certified internal medicine physician, known nationally and internationally for her work on the medical complications of eating disorders. Her outpatient medical practice, the Gaudiani Clinic, cares for individuals of all genders, shapes, and sizes, from around the United States.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780815382454
ISBN-10: 0815382456
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: September 26th, 2018
Pages: 258
Language: English