Books tagged: anorexia

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Body Language: Real Secrets About Girls, Your Body, Puberty, and Growing Up
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Children’s health, Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
Body Language: Real Secrets About Girls,Your Body, Puberty, and Growing Up is a readable guide for ages 8 and up from New Moon Girls. Girls and experts cover the physical, mental, and social changes of puberty. Articles include menstruation, development, bras, body image, first periods, feelings and questions of this stage. A supportive must-read for girls and parents from trusted sources.
Snapshots from Home, Stories from Dysfunctional High School
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,720. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Erin Go Bragh Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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This collection of micro-minis cover topics such as sexting, drug abuse, emotional abuse, divorce, suicide, teen sexuality and prostitution in schools, among other serious issues affecting teens today. These stories are blunt, yet not graphic and helps aid open discussions between teens and parents. Written from a teens point of view, they are sure to intrigue the reader and bring attention....
The Predatory Lies of Anorexia: A Survivor's Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,720. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
“I want to be the thinnest, the…" With these words Abby Kelly encapsulates her 15-year bout with anorexia beginning at 14, describing how it took root in her psyche from onset to recovery, including how she fooled the many who tried to help her from dietitians to therapists, from one inpatient treatment center after another and how she finally got free from this life-threatening condition.
Our Path is Paved in Echoes
Price: Free! Words: 14,810. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Anthologies
Breakfast turns into the dissolution of a relationship, while heroin and hope collide in a gritty part of town. Youth, murder, infidelity, small clothes, green curry, and the acceptance of brothers intersect to form an exciting new collection of ten short and flash fiction pieces from the author of the novel A Butterfly Came to Rest.
Why am I Fat?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Why am I Fat is an insightful look in to why more and more people are finding themselves overweight. It is not a "criticism" but rather a help guide in to getting free from the power of food over our lives, our lack of self control and our inability to be able to say "No". You will find in reading this book that often, there are larger issues and mindsets that also need to be addressed/dealt with.
House of Vamp (Home Sweet House)
Series: House of Vamp. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,320. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
As leaders in the high-end fashion industry House of Vamp has built their brand around themselves living as modern day vampires. When their latest show at Fashion Week breaks records the family of nine’s next move is obvious, a reality series. Heir Vamp jumps at the chance to reveal that Vampires are not monsters. But his wayward brood has other ideas and their own agendas.
Frequency and Indicators of Malnutrition in Elderly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
Clearly elderly that are at risk for weight loss who are treated with additional emphasis during meal times and throughout the day can greatly benefit, even avoid the early onset of nutritionally triggered catastrophic health failures. Learn to recognize the signs of anorexia and dehydration.
Minha Filha e a Anorexia - Uma História SendoEscrita
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,090. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Psychology » Developmental / adolescent
Alice era uma menina feliz, de doze anos. De repente, algumas brincadeiras de amigos chamando-a de gorda, faz com que comece uma dieta e exercícios físicos. Porém isso tudo vira obsessão e um terrível transtorno psicológico. A anorexia surge fazendo com que perca muitos quilos em muito pouco tempo. O pior de tudo isso é que ã família não entende, inicialmente, que se trata de anorexia.
The Tragic Life of Film Actress Lynne Baggett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Lynne Baggett was not a successful film star. The highlight of her career was a 1948 marriage to Hollywood producer Sam Spiegel. She played mostly uncredited parts in movies. Baggett experienced a spiral of despair which led to suicide in 1960. Like Marilyn Monroe pills were found close to her bedside. Unique to Lynne was her progressive disintegration after a car accident that killed a young man.
Please eat… A mother's struggle to free her teenage son from anorexia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,540. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Bright, popular and a star on the rugby pitch, 15 year old Ben had everything he could want. But then food-loving Ben began to systematically starve himself. In a matter of months Ben lost one quarter of his bodyweight as he plunged into anorexia nervosa, an illness that threatened to destroy him. This is his mother's story.