The Golden Cage: The Enigma of Anorexia Nervosa

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Vintage Books, 1979 - 159 pages
A leading psychiatric authority on anorexia nervosa, a baffling disorder in which self-starvation leads to devastating weight loss, uses case studies to clarify the causes, symptoms, and treatment of the disease that affects primarily adolescent and preadolescent girls.

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Kasutaja arvustus  - LauraCLM - LibraryThing

Unfortunately, this was the first book I found and read about eating disorders. It was a devastating and ultimately false lead. I consider this book historically important but NOT recommended except ... Read full review

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Kasutaja arvustus  - Bruce_Deming - LibraryThing

I read this book and used it for a term paper in High School in 1978. I learned some medical terms and that sometimes people stop eating and get skinny. The last line of the book says in paraphrase ... Read full review


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