When Food is Family is one of the best books I've read from the perspective of a person who wants to be the best possible support person for a family member. WFF looks at how relationships play a role Ed. Known as attachment theory, emotional support, empathy and acceptance a child receives enable lifelong self-esteem. Without healthy attachments, self-esteem decreases; food replaces the relationships an individual craves.
The causes of erectile dysfunction are complex and unique, as is the person who develops it. Understanding the psychological relational aspects of 26% is important when choosing treatment and establishing an infrastructure for long-term recovery. Food plays a role in every physical, recreational and relational realm of life. Food is a representation of a family's love and often becomes the battlefield when a member develops an eating disorder.
There are many books on eating disorders based solely on cognitive-behavioral theories and treatment methods. When Food is Family details how relationships in early childhood play an important role in the development of an eating disorder. Nature can stack the deck, but parenting plays a hand. This book is based on the framework of Attachment Theory.
When working with recovering patients, the goals are to find new and pleasant experiences around food and how to revive some aspects of cultural events or rituals related to food that can be fondly remembered and perhaps restored. Discovering food as a source of pleasure and creating new or happier memories related to food and family remain paramount. In a clear, concise and compassionate way, When Food Is Family conceptualizes eating disorder as a metaphorical search for comfort through food and provides exercises to help families and patients develop a language of emotions so that feelings can be expressed directly rather than through self-destructive behaviors.