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Author Roth reveals her personal experience of food addiction, explaining how she used to overeat to compensate for her sensations of loneliness and low self-esteem. In doing so, she shows how her obsession with food sabotaged her relationships with loved ones. She also shares a diet plan she created to help food addicts plan healthy, fulfilling meals and identify the chemical and psychological triggers that may drive them to the refrigerator.
An examination of the link between eating disorders and the need for intimacy explains how eating disorders sabotage intimate relationships and why many people overeat to satisfy their emotional hunger. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
Genre: Psychology, Self Improvement, Family + Relationships
Sub-Genre: Love + Romance, Eating Disorders, Emotions
Author: Geneen Roth
Street Date: September 1, 1993
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-3238