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Understanding eating disorders : conceptual and ethical issues in the treatment of anorexia and bulimia nervosa

Author: Simona Giordano
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 2007.
Series: Issue in biomedical ethics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Giordano presents the first full philosophical study of ethical issues in the treatment of anorexia and bulimia nervosa. She analyses these conditions, explores their complex causes, then addresses  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simona Giordano
ISBN: 9780199232956 0199232954 9780199269747 0199269742
OCLC Number: 255914802
Notes: Literaturverz. S. [265] - 291.
Awards: Winner of *Choice* Outstanding Academic Book 2006.
Description: XIII, 297 Seiten ; 25 cm.
Contents: PART I: CLINICAL UNDERSTANDING OF EATING DISORDERS AND OF THE ETHICAL ISSUES INVOLVED; PART II: EATING DISORDERS AND THE VALUE OF LIGHTNESS; PART III: THE FAMILY AND SOCIETY OF THE PERSON WITH EATING DISORDERS; PART IV: LEGAL ISSUES, AUTONOMY, AND END OF LIFE DECISIONS
Series Title: Issue in biomedical ethics.
Responsibility: Simona Giordano.

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Review from previous edition shows why received analyses of eating disorders are incomplete or inadequate * Lisa Heldke, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews *

 
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