Cris Haltom, professor in the Psychology Department, publishes book on teen eating disorders.

The book, Understanding Teen Eating Disorders: Warning Signs, Treatment Options and Stories of Courage by Cris E. Haltom, Cathy Simpson, and Mary Tantillo introduces readers to common teen eating disorder scenarios, their warning signs, and treatment options.

The book, Understanding Teen Eating Disorders, introduces readers to common teen eating disorder scenarios, their warning signs, and treatment options. Each chapter examines a teen or tween and brings the factors whether they be environmental, genetic, co-existing conditions, etc. that contribute to his or her eating disorder to life, while seamlessly integrating the latest research in gene inheritance, brain chemistry, and eating disorders in accessible, reader-friendly language. Each chapter provides treatment options, from outpatient, to group therapy and in-patient programs, for both the young person and the family; each also ends with a Q & A section that reflects the concerns a parent, loved one, or therapist may have.

For a review of the book check the following link:

http://eatingdisordersreview.com/book-review-understanding-teen-eating-disorders-warning-signs-treatment-options-and-stories-of-courage/