Slim to None: A Journey Through the Wasteland of Anorexia Treatment (Paperback)

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Jennifer Hendricks] ... fought to be cured of anorexia nervosa. But as the diary she kept shows, a widespread lack of understanding about eating disorders and scattergun treatment programs make the battle almost insurmountable . . . a sorrow to read.

--The New York Times

Patients' voices can all too easily be forgotten in the world of mental health care, but Jenny's voice rings strong. Through this earnest and captivating exposure, her father succeeds in keeping her story alive.

--David B. Herzog, M.D., president and founder of the Harvard Eating Disorders Center

About the Author


Jennifer Hendricks was the valedictorian of her high school class but spent most of her last five years confined in hospitals. She weighed just 45 pounds when she died at age 25.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780071433716
ISBN-10: 0071433716
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication Date: February 4th, 2004
Pages: 384
Language: English