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When the body is the target : self-harm, pain, and traumatic attachments

Author: Sharon Klayman Farber
Publisher: Northvale, N.J. : Jason Aronson, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this comprehensive and insightful work, Dr. Sharon Klayman Farber provides an invaluable resource for the mental health professional who is struggling to understand self-harm and its origins. Using attachment theory to explain how addictive connections to pain and suffering develop, she discusses various kinds and functions of self-harm behavior. From eating disorders to body modifications such as tattooing, Dr.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Barnard Alum Collection
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Farber, Sharon Klayman.
When the body is the target.
Northvale, N.J. : Jason Aronson, ©2000
(OCoLC)609298542
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Klayman Farber
ISBN: 0765702568 9780765702562
OCLC Number: 42823690
Description: xxxiii, 580 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Borderland of Self-Harm --
Neglect, Violence, and Traumatic Attachments --
The Body Speaks --
Clinical Implications --
The Study and Transitional Space.
Responsibility: Sharon Klayman Farber.
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