Everyone has heard of eating disorders. Readers and viewers of television, magazines, tabloids, and the Internet are kept up to date on which celebrities are too thin and which are too fat. But how much do people really understand about these psychological illnesses. This book demystifies the complex causes of eating disorders, discusses a myriad of treatment options, addresses helpful preventative measures, and highlights real people living with eating disorders. This book is developed from INVESTIGATING EATING DISORDERS (ANOREXIA, BULIMIA, AND BINGE EATING): REAL FACTS FOR REAL LIVES to allow republication of the original text into ebook, paperback, and trade editions.
Your face feels hot, your muscles tighten, you see red—you are angry…and you don’t know what to do about it. Using real-life examples and quotations, AN ANGRY GUY'S GUIDE discusses the biological, emotional, and social effects of anger and provides research-based information about getting support and coping with it. Take a quiz to figure out if you are aggressive, passive, or assertive, and take the first steps to improve how you deal with anger.
Maybe you're dealing with problems at work, school, or in your family. These issues are affecting your sleep, eating habits, and relationships with others. You feel like you're losing control of your life. What do you do? Using real-life examples and quotations, A STRESSED GUY'S GUIDE discusses the biological, emotional, and social effects of stress and provides research-based information about getting support and coping with it. Take a quiz to figure out how high your stress levels are, and take the first steps to improve how you manage your stress.
Do you have trouble getting dates? Did your significant other break up with you recently? Does it seem like everyone in the world is happily paired up except you? What do you do about these feelings of rejection, loneliness, and frustration? Using real-life examples and quotations, AN UNLOVED GUY'S GUIDE discusses the biological, emotional, and social effects of love and provides research-based information on the best ways to deal with crushes, dating, relationships, and breakups. If you've got your eyes set on someone, take a quiz to find out if this crush has a chance and how to make the first move.
Is it difficult for you to make friends? Have you lost the one person you felt most comfortable with? Is your extreme shyness getting in the way of your happiness? Many people choose to be alone, but for those who don’t, the loneliness they experience may feel overwhelming and insurmountable. A LONELY GUY’S GUIDE discusses the negative effects of loneliness and provides research-based information on overcoming it. Take a quiz to figure out if you are an introvert or extrovert and discover how that affects your feelings about being alone.
Your heart is racing, your muscles stiffen, and you can't think clearly—you are so mad you want to scream and throw something! Exploding in anger is not the best way to deal with a problem, so how do you stop yourself from doing something you'll regret later? ANGRY GIRL? uses real-life examples and quotations to illustrate the causes of anger and its biological, emotional, and social effects. It also provides research-based information on how to handle it in a healthy way. Take a quiz to find out if you anger easily and learn how to improve the situation.