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The Hungry Self: Women, Eating and Identity

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Publisher Comments:

Answers the need for help among the five million American women who suffer from eating disorders. "An inspired psychoanalytic meditation on contemporary female identity and eating disorders."--Phyllis Chesler

Description:

Includes bibliographical references.

About the Author

Kim Chernin is a guest instructor at the San Francisco Psychoanalytic Institute, where she teaches a course in psychoanalytic models with Elizabeth Lloyd Mayer. She is the author of two books about eros and memory, Crossing the Border  and Sex and other Sacred Games  (with Renee Stendhal); a trilogy of books on hunger, The Obsession, The Hungry Self,  and Reinventing Eve;  a novel, The Flame Bearers;  a memoir, In My Mother's House;  a collection of poetry, The Hunger Song;  a book about psychoanalysis, A Different Kind of Listening;  and a spiritual memoir, In My Father's Garden.  She has studed music on her own since the age of seven, when she first began to play the piano.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060925048
Subtitle:
Women, Eating and Identity
Author:
Chernin, Kim
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Eating Disorders
Subject:
Mothers and daughters
Subject:
Identity
Subject:
Women -- Identity.
Subject:
Mother-child relations.
Subject:
Psychopathology - Eating Disorders
Subject:
General Psychology & Psychiatry
Subject:
Identity (psychology)
Subject:
Recovery and Addiction-Eating Disorders
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
IX. Bd.
Publication Date:
19940413
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.00x5.32x.61 in. .43 lbs.

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