||Growing up afraid to eat -- Our culture fails to nurture its youth -- Dysfunctional eating disrupts normal life -- Eating disorders shatter young lives -- Size prejudice punishes large children -- Overweight rates keep rising -- Lifestyle choices increase problems -- Struggling with weight loss -- New health approach needed -- In the family -- Prevention in schools -- Health choices -- Changing to a child-friendly culture -- Call to action.
||Examines the effects of eating disorders on children and adolescents, discussing possible causes of the problem and proposing solutions designed to promote the physical and emotional well-being of young people at risk.
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references (p. 302-310) and index.|
|Issued in other form||Online version: Berg, Francie M. Afraid to eat. 2nd ed. Hettinger, ND : Healthy Weight Pub. Network, c1997|