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Author Maisel, Richard (Richard Linn), 1957-

Title Biting the hand that starves you : inspiring resistance to anorexia/bulimia / Richard Maisel, David Epston, Alisa Borden.

Published New York ; London : W.W. Norton, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  616.8526 MAIS    DUE 02-10-19
Physical description xii, 314 pages ; 25 cm
Notes "A Norton professional book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. The seductive voice of anorexia/bulimia -- 2. From captivated to captive : anorexia/bulimia as prison and jailer -- 3. First it saves your life, then it kills you : Emily's story -- 4. Becoming an angel : Maggie's story -- 5. The Devil's smile : Jennifer's story -- 6. Saving a life : anorexia's story about Kristen -- 7. Manners of speaking -- 8. Breaking the spell of anorexia/bulimia -- 9. Ten voices against one : Tracy's story -- 10. I wanna be good : a conversation with Margaret -- 11. Unmasking and defying anorexia/bulimia -- 12. Constructing anti-anorexic/bulimic lifestyles -- 13. Comebacks and retreats -- 14. Living life from the inside out : a conversation with Amy -- 15. Anorexia's soldiers : another conversation with Margaret -- 16. Parents as anti-anorexic/bulimic allies -- 17. Lighting a torch in the great darkness of anorexia : Ann and Richard's story -- 18. Toward spirit-nourishing approaches -- 19. Conclusion.
Summary "Biting the Hand that Starves You draws to an unprecedented degree on the anti-anorexic/bulimic knowledge of insider clients/collaborators to provide fresh insights into the working of a/b and the means to overcome it. The knowledge of these authors and their insider collaborators, who speak poignantly and passionately on their own behalf, is sure to benefit all those affected by anorexia/bulimia."--BOOK JACKET.
Other author Epston, David.
Borden, Ali.
Subject Anorexia nervosa -- Treatment.
Bulimia -- Treatment.
ISBN 0393703371