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Biting Anorexia
Author: Lucy Howard-Taylor

ISBN: 9781876451929
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 15 July 2008
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 15.3 x 1.4
Description:
An extraordinary depiction by an 18-year-old woman of her descent into the tortured existence of anorexia and her arduous and remarkable recovery from it. My name is Lucy. I am in recovery from anorexia nervosa and major depression, each of which almost killed me.' So begins this extraordinary depiction by an 18-year-old woman of her descent into the tortured existence of anorexia and her arduous and remarkable recovery from it. Anorexia nervosa is the most fatal of all psychiatric illnesses, and over 90 per cent of eating disorder victims are young women. While anorexia is often portrayed in the media as a phase that some young girls obsessed by their appearance go through, the realities of the illness prove that nothing could be further from the truth. As Lucy states in her powerful depiction: 'this isn't about weight, or a diet or a figure. Somewhere along the line I've come to equate fat with failure and weakness. Weight loss is merely symptomatic of the greater psychological problem.' Biting Anorexia is unique in that much of it was written while the author was in the grips of the condition. Recovery is the hardest, most challenging and most confusing part - and the ...

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