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Fat Is A Feminist Issue 2

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Orbach's non-dieting approach to weight loss shows women how to get off the diet/binge merry-go-round and lose weight through self acceptance. "It is more essential than ever that (it) be read by every American woman".--Susan Faludi, bestselling author of Backlash.
Paperback, 176 pages
Published June 28th 1984 by Arrow Books Ltd (first published September 1st 1982)
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I finished the main body of the text quite a while ago, but I did not really want to consider it finished until I had gone through each of the exercises at least once.

Initially I had not realized that I was ordering the second version, but the difference is the exercises, as various women had formed support groups after reading the first, and had questions, so the follow up spends more time on group dynamics, and has exercises that groups can do and discuss, though the exercises can be done alo
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I've reread this book periodically throughtout my life, and it tends to bring useful insight, each time. Thought-provoking!
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Dr. Susie Orbach - the therapist who treated Diana, Princess of Wales, for her eating disorders; the founder of the Women's Therapy Center of London; a former columnist for The Guardian; a visiting professor at the London School of Economics; and the author of 1978 best-seller Fat is a Feminist Issue - is, aside from Sigmund Freud, probably the most famous psychotherapist to have ever set up couch ...more
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