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Book Title: Regaining Your Self: Breaking Free From the Eating Disorder Identity: A Bold New Approach|
The author of the book: Ira M. Sacker
Date of issue: March 6th 2007
ISBN 13: 9781401303051
Format files: PDF
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A new understanding and approach to eating disorders from a renowned expert, coauthor of the classic Dying to Be ThinNearly 5 percent of Americans face an eating disorder -- and eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness. Long considered an affliction of young women, they are now common among young men, middle-aged women, and even children as young as five. This is a health crisis of epidemic proportions.
Regaining Your Self offers hope in the battle against eating disorders through a radical new therapy technique pioneered by Ira M. Sacker, M.D. A leader in the field, Dr. Sacker has been treating patients with eating disorders for thirty-five years. This breakthrough book, filled with firsthand accounts from patients, family members, friends, and others, provides what patients and their families desperately need: a therapeutic model that heals.
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Read information about the authorIra M. Sacker, MD has specialized in eating disorders since 1975. Dr. Ira Sacker, a Los Angeles native, graduated from UCLA School of Medicine in 1968. Residency was at New York University Hospital and Bellevue Hospital.
In 1987 was co-author of the groundbreaking book, Dying To Be Thin: Understanding and Defeating Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia - A Practical Lifesaving Guide.
In 2010 his newest book, Regaining Your Self: Understanding and Conquering The Eating Disorder Identity was published.
Currently, Dr. Sacker is Clinical Assistant Professor; Department of Pediatrics NYU Langone Medical Center and Visiting Clinical Professor at Bellevue Hospital Medical Center.