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Get That Girl A Cheeseburger: Eating Disorder Myths and Misnomers Haley Snyder

Get That Girl A Cheeseburger: Eating Disorder Myths and Misnomers

Haley Snyder

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“Oh My Gosh, she is so skinny – would someone get that girl a cheeseburger??’ Normally this is said as a joke, but it implies two things: All skinny people starve themselves, and if someone isn’t eating, food will fix the problem. Neither of theseMore“Oh My Gosh, she is so skinny – would someone get that girl a cheeseburger??’ Normally this is said as a joke, but it implies two things: All skinny people starve themselves, and if someone isn’t eating, food will fix the problem. Neither of these assumptions is true, rather, they are very inaccurate and can be quite damaging.”pp 70 Get That Girl a CheeseburgerThis excerpt is a prime example of the many misconceptions regarding eating disorders. Get That Girl a Cheeseburger addresses common eating disorder myths and stereotypes, and is a guide to understanding the complexity and depth of this deadly illness.Packed with survivor stories, personal anecdotes, and practical advice, this book aims to help support persons understand what their loved one is going through, to correct common myths, and to validate the difficult and rewarding role of both the caregiver and the patient.While initially written for the support person, Get That Girl a Cheeseburger is an invaluable tool for educators, counselors, health-care professionals, and others who work with high risk populations. Everyone has a role in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of these devastating illnesses.