The Anorexic Mind

The Anorexic Mind

by Marilyn Lawrence

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780429920097
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/10/2018
Series: Tavistock Clinic Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 160
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Marilyn Lawrence is a Member of the British Psychoanalytical Society and a Fellow of the Institute of Psychoanalysis. She works in the Adult Department of the Tavistock Clinic and in private practice in London. She has a long-standing interest in eating disorders, as well as in gender and sexual development. Her published works include 'The Anorexic Experience' (1984), 'Fed Up and Hungry' (1989), and 'Fighting Food' (1990). She is currently Programme Director of the Foundation Course in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust and is Director of Publications at the Institute of Psychoanalysis.

Table of Contents


Series Editor's Preface     ix
Acknowledgements     xi
About the Author     xiii
Introduction     1
Historical perspectives and contemporary debates     7
Psychotherapy     25
Eating disorders and object relations     41
The sexual and emotional development of girls     61
Anorexia and femininity     75
Life and death     97
Assessment     115
Concluding thoughts and future speculations     131
References     133
Index     137

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