Why women? : gender issues and eating disorders / Bridget Dolan & Inez Gitzinger ; with a foreword by Susie Orbach.

Bulimia and anorexia nervosa are now so prevalent that they affect more than 1 in 100 women in Western Europe. Yet only a handful of specialist treatment centres exists and little funding is available for research to combat these problems. Is this because the majority of those people affected are wo...

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Main Author: Dolan, Bridget, 1963-
Other Authors: Gitzinger-Albrecht, Inez.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: London ; Atlantic Highlands, N.J. : Athlone, 1994.
Edition:New updated ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Why women? Gender issues and eating disorders: introduction / Bridget Dolan
  • Female sex-role conflicts and eating disorders / Winny Weeda-Mannak
  • On the relationship between daughters and mothers with regard to bulimia nervosa / Karin Bell
  • How important is body image for normal weight bulimics? Implications for research and treatment / Judith Bullerwell-Ravar
  • The media influence on eating problems / Glen Waller & Julie Shaw
  • Women therapists for women patients? / Rose Stockwell, Bridget Dolan
  • Can women with eating disorders benefit from a male therapist? / Werner Kopp
  • Self-help groups for women with bulimia nervosa / Jennifer Munro & Malcolm Laing
  • Psycho-social factors in eating disorders explored through psychodrama and art therapy / Mary Levens
  • Using the metaphors of compulsive eating in groups / Sheila Ritchie
  • Eating patterns and unwanted sexual experiences / Rachel Calam & Peter Slade
  • A sexual education programme for women with eating disorders / Ellie van Vrecken & Walter Vandereycken
  • Self-help groups for people with eating disorders: Is there a place for men? / Pat Hartley
  • Anorexia nervosa in boys / Rachel Bryant-Waugh.