Food is essential to life just as are water and air. When done in a normal manner eating is healthy and important. Food also plays a key role in social activities as meals are often the centerpiece of celebrations like birthdays and holidays. However many people become obsessed with food and its effects on the human body. When this happens an eating disorder can develop and can lead to a host of physical mental emotional and behavioral problems that can have long-lasting repercussions. Understanding the ways in which people abuse food and how this can be harmful is important to understanding eating disorders. This book is designed to make equip readers with information to make it easier to identify an eating disorder in themselves or in another person. The book also provides insight regarding what can be done to help break the cycle of unusual eating habits. Every book in the Behavioral Disorders series is packed with valuable information regarding many types of mental health disorders including personality disorders eating disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder PTSD. This comprehensive series offers insight into the causes treatments and outlook for each of these disorders.
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