Binge eating disorder

Binge eating disorder

Critical feminist approaches to eating dis/orders

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Helen Malson (ed.)
Maree Burns (ed.)
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Routledge
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
London UK

A book of essays that address significant shifts that have occured in the past decade both in feminist approaches to the field of eating disorders and in the ways in which gender, bodies, body weight, body management and food are understood, represented and regulated within the dominant cultural milieus of the early twenty-first century. Explores how eating disordered subjectivities, experiences and body management practices are theorised and researched within postmodern and post-structuralist feminist frameworks.

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ISBN: 978-0-415-41810-2
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Includes bibliographical references, $26.96 (Paperback), $42.50 (Hardback) 280 pages Table of Contents: Katzman, Foreword. Malson, Burns, Re-Theorising the Slash of Dis/Order: An Introduction to Critical Feminist Approaches to Eating Dis/Orders. Part 1. Theorising Eating Dis/Orders in a Changing World. Eckermann, Theorising Self-Starvation: Beyond Risk, Governmentality and the Normalizing Gaze. Sayers, Feeding the Body. Gard, Understanding Obesity by Understanding Desire. Bordo, Not Just ‘A White Girl's Thing’: The Changing Face of Food and Body Image Problems. Part 2. Interrogating Cultural Contexts of Dis/Ordered Eating. Saukko, A Critical Discussion of Normativity in Discourses on Eating Disorders. Nasser, Malson, Beyond Western Dis/Orders: Thinness and Self-Starvation of Other-ED Women. Day, Keys, Anorexia/Bulimia as Resistance and Conformity in Pro-Ana and Pro-Mia Virtual Conversations. Rice, How Big Girls Become Fat Girls: The Cultural Production of Problem Eating and Physical Inactivity. Part 3. In/Visible Bodies and Embodiment. Probyn, Fat, Feelings, Bodies: A Critical Approach to Obesity. Burns, Bodies as (Im)Material? Bulimia and Body Image Discourse. Malson, Appearing to Disappear: Postmodern Femininities and Self-Starved Subjectivities. LeBesco, Weight Management, Good Health, and the Will to Normality. Part 4. Critiquing the Discourses and Discursive Practices of Treatment. Surtees, Food for Thought: Embodied Slimness and Nursing Within an Eating Disorders Unit. Moulding, The Anorexic as Femme Fatale: Reproducing Gender Through the Father/Psychiatrist-Daughter/Patient Relationship. Throsby, ‘There’s Something in My Brain that Doesn’t Work Properly’: Weight Loss Surgery and the Medicalisation of Obesity. Guilfoyle, Therapeutic Discourse and Eating Disorders in the Context of Power. Part 5. Critical Interventions. Epston, Maisel, Anti-Anorexia/Bulimia: A Polemics of Life And Death. Burns, Tyrer, The Eating Difficulties Education Network (EDEN), Feminisms in Practice: Challenges and Opportunities for an Eating Issues Community Agency. Treadgold, Treadgold, Treadgold, Rediscovering a Daughter. Gremillion, Complexities of Power and Meaning: A Reflection on Parts IV And V.

Eating disorders affect women in midlife too: a reader shares her personal struggles

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Merryl Bear
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Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2005
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Winnipeg, MB

Presents a letter from a 51 year old woman struggling with an eating disorder. Offers a response addressing some of the unique issues related to eating disorders during midlife.

Exposing the diet myth: diets make you eat less

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Randi E McCabe
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National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Toronto (Ontario)

Debunks the myth that dieters actually eat less than do non-dieters by reviewing the evidence comparing the eating behaviours of dieters and
non-dieters. Presents alternatives to dieting.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Definitions

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National Eating Disorder Information Centre
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Toronto, ON

Lists definitions, symptons and effects of various eating disorders, such as anorexia, bulimia, anorexi athletica (compulsive exercising), pica, night-eating syndrome and binge eating disorder.

Eating disorders: anorexia nervosa, bulimia, binge eating and others

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Author: 
Jim Kirkpatrick
Paul Caldwell
Publisher: 
Key Porter Books Limited
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Offers expert advice on the causes, effects and treatment of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge-eating disorder and a host of less familiar eating disorders.

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ISBN 1552633209
WEIP.K57 2001
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Includes index. --- Review, Network Spring/Summer 2002: This book is a comprehensive, A-Z guide for anyone who has, or knows someone with, and eating disorder. The authors offer expert advice on the causes, effects and treatment of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge-eating disorder and a host of less familiar eating disorders.
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