From fasting saints to anorexic girls : the history of self-starvation / Walter Vandereycken & Ron van Deth.

"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...

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Main Author: Vandereycken, Walter, 1949-
Other Authors: Deth, Ron van, 1955-
Format: Book
Language:English
German
Dutch
Published: Washington Square, N.Y. : New York University Press, 1994.
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Call Number: RC552.A5 V36313 1994
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