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  • Hardcover
  • 464
  • Believarexic
  • J.J. Johnson
  • English
  • 14 October 2019
  • 9781561457717

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Believarexic Summary ¸ 2 J.J. Johnson ´ 2 Free read Review Believarexic Nside and outside the hospital She must relearn who to trust and decide for herself what “healthy” really meansPunctuated by dark humor gritty realism and profound moments of self discovery Believarexic is a stereotype defying exploration of belief and human connectio. I received a free copy of BELIEVAREXIC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest reviewGrade CAt age fifteen during the late 1980s Jennifer is admitted to the Eating Disorder Unit EDU of a psych hospital for bulimarexia a combination of anorexia and bulimia She becomes a model patient cries and recovers in record time Insurance reimbursement for inpatient psych treatment has changes dramatically in the 25 years since writer JJ Johnson s hospitalization where she remained for ten weeks In 2015 she s be very lucky to be approved for 28 days I m not sure why she decided to write her account as a YA novel rather than memoir If she wanted to go the fictionalized route I don t know why she didn t update to appeal to today s youth The cultural references are dated I wonder how many teens are going to need to google VHS and cassette tapes I doubt they ll know what an After School Special is I m sure kids obsessed with all things eating disorder will try the movies Johnson mentioned on YouTube I m only enough to have caught most of them the first time aroundAs a character Jennifer protracted herself as a good girl and almost perfect patient I obviously routed for her to recover readers will want to see her get better I never felt like I was seeing an objective perspective of her character as Johnson often painted herself too sympathetically as a victim somewhat self righteous preachy one at that The writing while often engaging was much telling than showing The layout and sentence structure were a bit wonky I m not sure if that was by design or because I read a galley copy I might look for other novels by Johnson but I d read the sample chapter to see the format THEMES eating disorders anorexia bulimia bulimarexia alcoholism family friends psychiatric hospital recoveryBELIEVAREXIC is a dated story about a teen s ten week stay on an eating disorder unit in a psych hospital

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Believarexic Summary ¸ 2 J.J. Johnson ´ 2 Free read Review Believarexic Om the peaceful supportive environment she’d imaginedIn order to be discharged Jennifer must make her way through the strict treatment program as well as harrowing accusations confusing half truths and startling insights She is forced to examine her relationships both i. This came to me because I was on a panel with JJ and she was knock out fabulous I knew I had to read her book And I am so glad I did This is a true novel or a fictionalized memoir following the author s fifteen year old self through a stay in an eating disorders unit The process through the clinic forms the low key but high stake plot and the effect is likewise low key but powerful transformation friendship trust self acceptance hope But to tell you the truth I just enjoyed my trip back to being my own teenaged self in the 1980s complete with mixed tapes and a confusing but intense crush on Annie Lennox I know this is a shallow reaction But JJ can take you there and she s Never Gonna Give You Up

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Believarexic Summary ¸ 2 J.J. Johnson ´ 2 Free read Review Believarexic Fifteen year old Jennifer has to force her family to admit she needs help for her eating disorder But when her parents sign her into the Samuel Tuke Center she knows it’s a terrible mistake The facility’s locked doors cynical nurses and punitive rules are a far cry fr. Almost all fictionalized tales of eating disorders are pretty crummy The characters are flat the underlying causes of the disease stereotypical fear of growing up need for control traumatic event etc and the course of treatment is highly unrealistic somehow the sufferer previously vehemently opposed to health is suddenly hungry and magically eats again Believarexic is none of these things Reading through the author s bio it is clear this is because she has drawn heavily upon the journals she kept during her own struggle with anorexia In fact some of her entries are near verbatim to the novel s text Unlike every other character in an eating disorder book Jennifer actually wants to recover Yes she struggles yes she has temptations no she is not perfect But overall her desire to attain health remains How refreshing Additionally this is the most accurate depiction of life in an inpatient treatment center during the late 1980 s I would generally advise most people with an eating disorder to avoid disease novels like the plague This may be the one exception It does not glamorize the disease nor does it romanticize treatment no specific numbers regarding weight are ever given Does the world need another account of life with an eating disorder No but this one could surely take the place of most of the rest of the sorry lot Der KlientDer Regenmacher eating disorder But when her parents sign her into the Samuel Tuke Center she knows it’s a terrible mistake The facility’s locked doors cynical nurses and punitive rules are a far cry fr. Almost all fictionalized tales of Entfernung von der TruppeAls der Krieg ausbrach eating disorders are pretty crummy The characters are flat the underlying causes of the disease stereotypical fear of growing up need for control traumatic Fisher Investments on Utilities etc and the course of treatment is highly unrealistic somehow the sufferer previously vehemently opposed to health is suddenly hungry and magically Jupiters Legacy Vol 2 eats again Believarexic is none of these things Reading through the author s bio it is clear this is because she has drawn heavily upon the journals she kept during her own struggle with anorexia In fact some of her Shadows Embrace Slaughter #2 entries are near verbatim to the novel s text Unlike Consoler of Suffering Hearts Modern Matericon Series every other character in an Animorphia An Extreme Colouring and Search Challenge exception It does not glamorize the disease nor does it romanticize treatment no specific numbers regarding weight are Borka The Adventures of a Goose with no Feathers ever given Does the world need another account of life with an Chinese Cinderella III eating disorder No but this one could surely take the place of most of the rest of the sorry lot