Contours of the Nation
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Deborah McPhail
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-01 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Contouring the Nation is the first book which historically explores obesity in Canada from a critical perspective. Deborah McPhail demonstrates how obesity as a problem was affixed to particular populations in order to separate true Canadians from others.
The Golden Cage
Language: en
Pages: 180
Authors: Barbara Cartland
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-06 - Publisher: Barbara Cartland Ebooks Ltd

Since his beloved wife’s death, Sir Robert Royden finds it unbearable to stay at home in his ancestral Manor House and instead spends his nights drinking and gambling away the family fortune in the low spots of London, leaving his beautiful young daughter Crisa to her own devices and her
The Mirror and the Mind
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Katja Guenther
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-11-08 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

How the classic mirror test served as a portal for scientists to explore questions of self-awareness Since the late eighteenth century, scientists have placed subjects—humans, infants, animals, and robots—in front of mirrors in order to look for signs of self-recognition. Mirrors served as the possible means for answering the question:
Body-States:Interpersonal and Relational Perspectives on the Treatment of Eating Disorders
Language: en
Pages: 330
Authors: Jean Petrucelli
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-07 - Publisher: Routledge

In this edited volume, Jean Petrucelli brings together the work of talented clinicians and researchers steeped in working with eating disordered patients for the past 10 to 35 years. Eating disorders are about body-states and their relational meanings. The split of mindbody functioning is enacted in many arenas in the
To Redeem One Person Is to Redeem the World
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Gail A. Hornstein
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-01-10 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

In this marvelously researched and moving biography closely grounded in Frieda Fromm-Reichmann's work, Gail Hornstein brings back to life the maverick psychiatrist who accomplished what Freud and almost everyone else thought impossible: successfully treating schizophrenics and other seriously disturbed mental patients with intensive psychotherapy, not lobotomy, shock treatment, or drugs.