Eating Disorders: An Encyclopedia of Causes, Treatment, and Prevention


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About the Author

Justine J. Reel, PhD, LPC, CC-AASP, is assistant professor at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, and a licensed professional counselor. Her published works include The Hidden Faces of Eating Disorders and Body Image and Psychological Aspects of the Female Athlete Triad.


"Reel (Univ. of Utah), a professional counselor, here offers nearly 200 entries on body image and eating disorders. Her work is supported by 20 years of teaching, research, and clinical patient care. She collaborated with 16 contributors who have widespread expertise in the related disciplines of nutrition, sports, psychology, and addiction. . . . Summing Up: Recommended." --Choice

"A solid and up-to-date introduction for college or graduate school students. . . . The extensive entries for treatment and prevention programs add to the title's usefulness." --Library Journal

"This volume provides thorough coverage of the many facets of eating disorders, with an emphasis on psychological and emotional aspects. . . . The variety of contributor expertise aids in the comprehensive coverage of topics. . . . .The articles would be a great starting point for research, making this book suitable for most high school, public, and undergraduate libraries." --Booklist

"Eating Disorders offers a solid overview of information related to eating disorders. . . . Issues and topics relating to eating disorders continues to be a popular research area for high school and college students, so this title would be a useful addition to high school libraries, public libraries, and university libraries." --ARBA

"This encyclopedia [is] a good introduction to eating disorders for lower-level students and the public." --Reference Reviews