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A Hunger So Wide and So Deep: American Women Speak Out on Eating Problems

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Book News Annotation:

A readable account based on interviews with 18 white, Latina, and African American women aged 19-46 in which the author found that in one-third to two-thirds of the cases, eating disorders were linked to emotional or, more particularly, sexual abuse. Such women are seeking control over their lives, Thompson argues, and food is the most accessible tool. She also examines the healing process, detailing these women's experiences with Alcoholics Anonymous, Overeaters Anonymous and individual counseling.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780816624348
Subtitle:
American Women Speak Out on Eating Problems
Author:
Thompson, Becky W.
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Abuse
Subject:
Eating Disorders
Subject:
Abused women
Subject:
Psychopathology - Eating Disorders
Subject:
Eating Disorders - General
Publication Date:
September 1994
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
161
Dimensions:
9.32x6.21x.78 in. 1.06 lbs.

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