Good science and excellent writing. Right here. She is a go to girl for great info, support and encouragement. If you are affected by an ED (sufferer or loved one), check out Carrie Arnold. Period.
“Carrie Arnold is one to watch. She has been writing and researching for years, and has done more for the field than a lot of people twice her age.”
“Finding out that anorexia is a biologically-based mental illness is liberating. It sets you free to develop skills and embrace life. Decoding Anorexia explains why in a language that we can all understand.” – June Alexander, Anorexia survivor, Australia; Author, A Girl Called Tim; My Kid is Back; and A Collaborative Approach to Eating Disorders
“How can eating enough seem so simple and yet be so difficult for some people? This book simplifies the difficult enigma of eating disorders by interweaving up to the minute evidence with experience. A resource for both the professional and lay audience.” – Professor Janet Treasure, PhD, FRCP, FRCPsych, Kings College and South London and Maudsley Hospital, London
“You’re the perfect person to write [this book]. There really isn’t anyone to tell the story in 2012 like this. You have the exact skills, knowledge base, and attitude this material needs. You are also living it from the inside out which gives you both credibility and insight that no one else I know could bring to it…I haven’t read a book that I was able to agree with on every page as I am here, not to mention cheer and say “THANK YOU!” every few pages.” –Laura Collins, author of Eating With Your Anorexic
“With turtles, deer, dandelions and orchids, Carrie Arnold deftly weaves her own experience of anorexia with the best biological science. This powerful and compelling book will help anyone gain a better understanding of a most complex, challenging and too often deadly illness.” – Susan Ringwood, Chief Executive, Beat, United Kingdom