While obesity rates in Canada are rising, the occurrence of eating disorders is climbing as well. In an age when the ideal is to be model-thin, more and more young women and men are developing unhealthy attitudes towards diet that may lead to disordered eating. Dr. Paul Caldwell and Dr. Jim Kirkpatrick offer expert advice on the causes, effects and treatments of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and a host of other less familiar disorders. Eating Disorders is a sensitive and engaging A-Z guide for anyone who has, or knows someone with an eating disorder.BIO:J. PAUL CALDWELL, MD, CCFP (C) has been a family physician for twenty-five years and has worked as a volunteer physician in Ethiopia, South America and Central America. He is currently practicing in Cobourg, Ontario. Dr. Caldwell has also written Sleep, Anxiety Disorders and is the co-author of Alzheimers Disease. JIM KIRKPATRICK, MD, is a family physician who has been treating eating disorders for more than fifteen years. He is a founding member of the British Columbia Eating Disorders Association and a member of the Academy for Eating Disorders. Dr. Kirkpatrick lives in Victoria, British Columbia.