An Introduction to Psychology for the Middle East (and Beyond)

The Eating Disorders section in Chapter 11, written by Dr Jeremy Alford PhD (President and Founder of the NGO Middle East Eating Disorders Association of the Introduction to Psychology for the Middle East (and Beyond) textbook; is an introductory overview of the biological, psychological and social factors of eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorders in the Middle East. There are many types of eating disorders that people are unaware of. The readers will be able to have brief information on how eating disorders are treated, along with knowing where to find the most up to date information, advice and support in the Middle East region.  The Middle East Eating Disorders Association (MEEDA) is a non-profit organization whose aim is to raise awareness, provide support as well as offer professional eating disorders trainings.

The book is the first text aimed directly at students of psychology in the Middle East, and is a riposte to countless previous textbooks that have ignored the culturally-specific ways that psychology is researched and practiced in diverse regional contexts. More information, as well as a 30 page excerpt including the table of contents, may be found here:

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