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Dying to be thin

Author: Larkin McPhee; Susan Sarandon
Publisher: Boston : WGBH, 2001.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : VHS tape : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documentary on anorexia nervosa and bulimia, eating disorders that have grown increasingly prevalent in contemporary American society. Experts in the field discuss some of their underlying causes (especially cultural pressures to be thin), their physiological and psychological effects, and some medical and therapeutic treatments that have been developed. The interviewees include patients representing particularly  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Larkin McPhee; Susan Sarandon
OCLC Number: 745306289
Language Note: Subtitles: Hebrew.
Notes: c.2 videodisc.
Credits: Narrator: Susan Sarandon.
Event notes: Release of a 2000 television production.
Description: 1 videocassette (54 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 videodisc (54 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: VHS-PAL.; DVD.
Responsibility: written, produced, and directed by Larkin McPhee.

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Documentary on anorexia nervosa and bulimia, eating disorders that have grown increasingly prevalent in contemporary American society. Experts in the field discuss some of their underlying causes (especially cultural pressures to be thin), their physiological and psychological effects, and some medical and therapeutic treatments that have been developed. The interviewees include patients representing particularly vulnerable groups: young women from troubled families, dancers, fashion models, and athletes.

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