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Author Hepworth, Julie.

Title The social construction of anorexia nervosa / Julie Hepworth.

Publication Info. London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 1999.


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Description 1 online resource (146 pages) : illustrations.
Series Inquiries in social construction
Inquiries in social construction.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 131-136) and index.
Summary Examining the ways in which practitioners work with the complexities of anorexia and resolve clinical dilemmas and ambiguities, Hepworth critically discusses the contribution of postmodernism to the explanation and treatment of the condition.
Note Print version record.
Contents pt. I. Early Ideas About Self-starvation and Anorexia Nervosa -- 1. From Religion to Madness: Religious and Medical Interpretations of Self-starvation -- 2. The Late Nineteenth Century Medical Discovery of Anorexia Nervosa -- 3. Early Social, Cultural and Feminist Theories of Anorexia Nervosa -- part II. Health Care Workers' Constructions of Anorexia Nervosa -- 4. Constructions of Gender and Identity in Anorexia Nervosa -- 5. The Multiplicity and Diversity of Causes of Anorexia Nervosa -- 6. Clinical Treatments for Anorexia Nervosa -- part III. Postmodernism, the Body and Therapy: Implications for Practice -- 7. Anorexia Nervosa, Postmodern Readings of the Body and Narrative Therapy -- 8. Self, Psychology and Participation in the Public Domain.
Subject Anorexia nervosa -- Social aspects.
Anorexia Nervosa -- psychology.
Attitude of Health Personnel.
Psychology, Social.
Anorexia nervosa.
Anorexia nervosa -- Language.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Nervous System (incl. Brain)
Anorexia nervosa -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst00809959
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Hepworth, Julie. Social construction of anorexia nervosa. London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 1999 0761953094 (DLC) 99070883 (OCoLC)42310178
ISBN 0585330050 (electronic bk.)
9780585330051 (electronic bk.)
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