The Anorexic Experience (Women's Press Handbook)

The Anorexic Experience (Women's Press Handbook)

by Marilyn Lawrence (Author)

Synopsis

Why should a bright young woman suddenly drive herself to starvation? Why does anorexia afflict so many women and girls? Marilyn Lawrence, a therapist with over 20 years' specialist experience, offers a clear and accessible guide to tackling this bewildering illness. She discusses: how to recognise anorexia in yourself and others the fallacy of the 'ideal weight' what treatments are available - their strengths and weaknesses how to resolve the conflicts which underpin anorexia practical ways of helping yourself and others

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 160
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
Publisher: Women's Press Ltd,The
Published: 01 Jun 2001

ISBN 10: 0704344416
ISBN 13: 9780704344419

Media Reviews
Clearly and sympathetically written. British Book News Eminently readable. Hospital Doctor An absorbing and important book. Nursing Times
Author Bio
Marilyn Lawrence began working with anorexic women in the NHS in 1974. She now works at the Tavistock Clinic in London. She is the author of Fed Up and Hungry: Women Oppression and Food.