Authors Of New Critically Acclaimed Book 'Distorted' Share Their Journey From an Eating Disorder at a Book Signing Event in Wickenburg

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 General News J E 4
PHOENIX, April 29 Remuda Programs for Eating Disorders(, the nation's leading and largest inpatienttreatment center for women and girls suffering from eating disorders, ishosting a book signing event with the authors of the new book "Distorted - Howa Mother and Daughter Unraveled the Truth, the Lies & the Realities of anEating Disorder". Lorri Antosz Benson and her daughter Taryn Leigh Bensonwill discuss their personal journeys from 11 a.m. to noon on Friday, May 2 atthe Remuda Cornerstone Bookstore, 48 N. Tegner Street in Wickenburg, Ariz. Formore information on the event, please call 928-684-4242.

"The response to the book has been incredible because it resonates with alot of girls and their families," said Kari Anderson, Executive Administratorat Remuda Programs for Eating Disorders. "The book will help a lot of peoplewho are going through a similar situation."

"Distorted" (Health Communications Inc., $14.95, paperback, 256 pages) hitthe shelves the first week in February and tells the tale of how a mother anddaughter unraveled the lies and the realities of an eating disorder. Tarynsuffered from both anorexia and bulimia for more than three years. In thebook, she writes about what she went through and how loved ones were affectedby the disorder. Buzz about the book is fast moving and the co-authors havealready appeared on NBC's Today Show and the Montel Williams Show.

The eating disorder ripped apart Lorri and Taryn's mother-daughterrelationship, but writing the book brought them closer and repaired theirbond. Publishing a book was a combination of ideas from both mother anddaughter. The writing, editing and publishing process lasted about threeyears. For more information on the authors and the book, please visit

About Remuda Programs for Eating Disorders

Remuda Programs for Eating Disorders offers Christian inpatient andresidential treatment for women and girls of all beliefs suffering from aneating disorder. Each patient is treated by a multi-disciplinary teamincluding a Psychiatric and a Primary Care Provider, Registered Dietitian,Masters Level therapist, Psychologist and Registered Nurse. The professionalstaff equips each patient with the right tools to live a healthy, productivelife. For more information, call 1-800-445-1900 or visit

SOURCE Remuda Programs for Eating Disorders


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