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Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders - 99 edition

Eating Disorders - 99 edition

ISBN13: 9780631214960

ISBN10: 0631214968

Eating Disorders by Richard A. Gordon - ISBN 9780631214960
Edition: 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: Blackwell Science, Inc.
Published:
International: No
Eating Disorders by Richard A. Gordon - ISBN 9780631214960

ISBN13: 9780631214960

ISBN10: 0631214968

Edition: 99

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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

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.