Eating Disorders and Cultures in Transition

Synopsis

There is evidence to show that the preoccupation with slimness is spreading to non-Western cultures. This work calls for professionals to extend their understanding and clinical work to account properly for eating disorders on a world-wide scale.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Richard A. Gordon
  • Robert Palmer
  • Penny Van Esterik
  • Christopher Paul Szabo
  • Leslie Swartz
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Hove, England
Publication year:
  • 2001