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Eating Disorders - 99 edition

ISBN13: 978-0631214960

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ISBN13: 978-0631214960
ISBN10: 0631214968
Edition: 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: Blackwell Science, Inc.
Published: 1999
International: No

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Eating Disorders - 99 edition

ISBN13: 978-0631214960

Richard A. Gordon

ISBN13: 978-0631214960
ISBN10: 0631214968
Edition: 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: Blackwell Science, Inc.
Published: 1999
International: No
Summary

In an extensively revised new edition of the successful Anorexia and Bulimia, Richard Gordon includes new information and discussion of the latest ideas in this rapidly growing research field. The past two decades have witnessed an enormous increase in the number of cases of eating disorders in industrial societies.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

Preface.

1. Culture and Psychopathology: The Notion of an Ethnic Disorder.

2. Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa.

3. Dimensions of an Epidemic: The Epidemiology of Eating Disorders.

4. A Conflicted Female Identity.

5. The Thin Body Ideal.

6. The War Against Fat: Obesity, Dieting, and Exercise.

7. The Templates of a Disease.

8. The Cultural Politics of Eating Disorders.

Index.

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