e-Book: Males with Eating Disorders
An Extensive Research Article-
Male Eating Disorder Information & Recovery
Authored by Anthony Sepe
Published by Medical NutritionTherapy Services at Smashwords
Copyright 2010 by Anthony Sepe
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Notes of Appreciation
This e-book is dedicated to all those with eating disorders, but in particular, males with eating disorders. This e-book is also dedicated to my mother, Mary, and in memory of my father, Louie, for their never-ending love and support of me. It is also dedicated to all my mentors, by definition -- are trusted friends -- who have believed in me: Betsy Rugala, RD; Denise Bennett-Waters, RD; Dr. Joan Johnson, Dean; Sara Jean Wagner, RD; Wendy Wolff, RD; Monika Woolsey, RD; Dr. Jennifer Bueche, RD; Dr. Nancy Collins, RD; Dr. Carlene Ianuzzi; Dr. Kevin Heintzelman; Dr. Jill Krilov; Dr. Eric Hiester; my cousin and friend, Debbie Cross-Pickett; Life-Long friends: Lisa Stikons-Thomas; Michon and Kerry Kerlin; Cindy and Mark Kostreba.
DEFINITION of TERMS
Anorexia Nervosa (AN): -Characterized by a refusal to maintain a minimally normal body weight
Binge Eating Disorder (BED): -BED was officially introduced in 1992 at an International Eating Disorders Conference. The term was developed to describe individuals who binge eat, but do