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From Fasting Saints to Anorexic Girls The History of Self-Starvation (Eating Disorders) by Walter Vandereycken

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Published by Athlone Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Coping with eating disorders,
  • Eating disorders & therapy,
  • History of medicine,
  • Psychiatry,
  • Eating Disorders - General,
  • Psychopathology - Eating Disorders,
  • Psychology

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9794654M
ISBN 100485240106
ISBN 109780485240108

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