The Corporeal Identity

When the Self-Image Hurts

Authors: Faccio, Elena

  • Explores the cultural origins and psychological aspects of body identity disorders
  • Discusses the influence of contemporary virtual and cyberspace imagery on self-image
  • Draws on author’s professional experience largely dedicated to exploring disorders wherein body identity is the chosen field for communication and exchange
  • Re-examines such illnesses as anorexia, bulimia, body dysmorphic disorder, and others
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Explorees the cultural origins and psychological aspects of body identity disorders. Discusses the influence of contemporary virtual and cyberspace imagery on self-image. Draws on author’s professional experience largely dedicated to exploring disorders wherein body identity is the chosen field for communication and exchange. Re-examines such illnesses as anorexia, bulimia, body dysmorphic disorder, and others

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eBook $54.99
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  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $69.99
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Corporeal Identity
Book Subtitle
When the Self-Image Hurts
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-5680-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-5680-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4614-5679-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4939-0066-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 170
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