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Dying to Please: Anorexia Nervosa and Its Cure

Rumney, Avis

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ISBN 10: 0899500838 / ISBN 13: 9780899500836
Published by McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, Jefferson, North Carolina, U.S.A., 1983
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"The treatment model I propose combines management of both the medical and the psychological aspects of the disorder and requires that the anorexic develop her own self-identity and a sense of her own competence and of control over her own life rather than over her body size. I believe that treatment requires a warm, personal approach and that a trusted and respected female role is essential for the anorexic to achieve cure." This book has 116 pages and is illustrated. The text contains NO internal markings whatsoever. Bookseller Inventory # 037436

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Title: Dying to Please: Anorexia Nervosa and Its ...

Publisher: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, Jefferson, North Carolina, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1983

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: Not Given

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The author discusses her own case of anorexia nervosa, describes the symptoms and psychological causes of the disease, and looks at various treatment techniques

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"Rumney succinctly synthesizes current understanding of anorexia and offers her own case...cogently explains what constitutes a cure" -- Booklist/RBB

"well-balanced...insightful...well worth reading" -- Science Books & Films

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