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  1. The Female Body in Mind

    The Interface between the Female Body and Mental Health

    Edited by Mervat Nasser, Karen Baistow, Janet Treasure

    The Female Body in Mind introduces new ways of thinking about issues of women's mental health assessment and treatment. Its multidisciplinary approach incorporates social, psychological, biological and philosophical perspectives on the female body. The contributions, from notable academics in the...

    Published March 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  2. Eating Disorders and Cultures in Transition

    Edited by Mervat Nasser, Melanie Katzman, Richard Gordon

    Eating disorders: do they mark cultural transition? Eating disorders that were once viewed as exclusive to specific class and ethnic boundaries in western culture are now spreading worldwide. This issue is fully discussed in this groundbreaking volume. Eating Disorders and Cultures in Transition is...

    Published September 5th 2002 by Routledge

  3. Culture and Weight Consciousness

    By Mervat Nasser

    Anorexia nervosa and bulimia are among the few psychiatric syndromes with a plausible socio-cultural model of causation. Issues of culture and slimness are usually considered in terms of the experience of the western world, but there is a growing body of research suggesting that concern with...

    Published May 1st 1997 by Routledge

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