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From Fasting Saints to Anorexic Girls: The History of Self-Starvation

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With waiflike models dominating the advertising world and a new wave of feminists waging war on social pressure to be thin, eating disorders have, it seems, attained the status of a modern crisis. Although anorexia nervosa was not identified as such until the nineteenth century, the compulsion to be thin at the price of starvation has a long history in western society. Lon ...more
Paperback, 280 pages
Published July 1st 1994 by New York University Press
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I am currently rereading this book but I really think I read this back in grad school bc it seems very familiar...
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sehr interessant nicht nur über einzelschicksale zu lesen, sondern sich der historischen entwicklung von esstörungen anzuschauen. angenehmer schreibstil und trotzdem fachlich kompetent.
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Handboek Psychopathologie - Deel 1. Basisbegrippen Psychiatrie. Van diagnose tot behandeling. Treating Eating Disorders Anorexia Nervosa: A Clinician's Guide to Treatment La Prevencion de los Transtornos Alimentarios: Un Enfoque Multidisciplinario

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