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The Golden Cage

The Enigma of Anorexia Nervosa, With a New Foreword by Catherine Steiner-Adair, Ed.D.

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$29.50 • £23.95 • €26.50

ISBN 9780674005846

Publication Date: 05/02/2001

Academic Trade

174 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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First published more than twenty years ago, with almost 150,000 copies sold, The Golden Cage is still the classic book on anorexia nervosa, for patients, parents, mental health trainees, and senior therapists alike. Writing in direct, jargon-free style, often quoting her patients’ descriptions of their own experience of illness and recovery, Hilde Bruch describes the relentless pursuit of thinness and the search for superiority in self-denial that characterizes anorexia nervosa. She emphasizes the importance of early diagnosis and offers guidance on danger signs. Little-known when this groundbreaking book was first published, eating disorders have become all too familiar. Sympathetic and astute, The Golden Cage now speaks to a new generation.

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