Sheila Cooperman, M.D., is the Service Chief for the Eating Disorders and Adolescent Programs at Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, Connecticut. Board certified in psychiatry and neurology, she has published and lectured on adolescent issues including eating disorders and substance abuse. Sara Dulaney Gilbert, M.A., is the author of more than 28 books in the fields of health, life management, education, child-raising, and personal development. Her articles have been published in more than a dozen national magazines including Ms., New York Times Magazine, Travel, and Scholastic. Gilbert is a graduate of Barnard College and New York University, where she earned her master's degree in education. She lives in Cold Spring, New York.
A helpful guide for teens struggling with eating disorders.