By Hans Wilhelm

ISBN-10: 0750008636

ISBN-13: 9780750008631

An image ebook designed to motivate studying in five-year-olds and upwards, this can be to be had as a part of photo e-book set D (0-7500-1221-8), or separately topic to a minimal order price. There are 5 units of those photograph books, graded in response to interpreting skill and curiosity diversity.

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As I read what various other people had written about the disorder, including a master’s thesis by a former anorexic, and accounts of the etiology and treatment of anorexia by both therapists and researchers, I became scared that I couldn’t match their quality and insight, or write anything new or original about the disorder. I became convinced that whatever I wrote was not going to be as good as what had already been written. Fear of ridicule and rejection immobilized me. I became depressed, and did not want to read or write anything further about anorexia.

This kind of comparison continually haunts the anorexic. Years earlier, even if I had had something to write about, I would not have let myself write. And years later, I doubtless would have felt anxious, but probably could have stood my ground. But at that time, although I had managed to write the book, I lacked a center strong enough and an identity cohesive enough to connect with anything comforting inside. Similar circumstances might well make anyone feel anxious and stressed, but competing to lose, while providing a safe haven, could not help me master that situation.

When I remind myself of my goals, it helps me to stay focused. I don’t need to consider the numerous other possibilities or think about what I’m not doing. I need to be competent, thorough and accurate — not perfect. Competition With trepidation, I entered the room where several women were already seated, chatting and sipping tea from dainty china cups. It was November 1983; my book had been published six months earlier and by some twist of fate, I had been invited to a meeting of local women authors.

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