Anti-Anorexia/Bulimia: A Polemics Of Life And Death

 Anti-Anorexia/Bulimia: A Polemics Of Life And Death David Epston and Rick Maisel  From Malson, H. and Burns, M.(2009), Critical Feminist Approaches to Eating Dis/orders, London, Routledge Click HERE for the full page article Introduction The following is excerpted from a document sent by Kristen to her therapist and, subsequently, to David Epston. We include it

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Cracks – unsuffering myself and my daughter: a conversation with antianorexia/ bulimia

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Cracks – unsuffering myself and my daughter: a conversation with antianorexia/ bulimia Julie King and David Epston Context October 2009 9 Click HERE for the full page article Introduction For many years I battled anorexia/bulimia (a/b); undiagnosed and mostly unsupported. It began in the later years of my primary schooling between the ages of nine

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Resisting Anorexia/Bulimia : Foucauldian Perspectives in Narrative Therapy

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Resisting Anorexia/Bulimia: Foucauldian Perspectives in Narrative Therapy ANDREW LOCK, DAVID EPSTON, RICHARD MAISEL & NATASHA DE FARIA Click HERE for the full page article Lock, A., Epston, D. and Maisel, R.(2005). Vol. 33-3. Resisting anorexia/bulimia: Foucauldian perspectives in narrative therapy. Br. Journal of Guidance and Counselling.315-332.   Andrew Lock School of Psychology Massey University Palmerston

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The Bullshit of Bulimia

The Bullshit of Bulimia ANNAMIE, JO, AND DAVID EPSTON   Click HERE for the full page article   Via E-mail Exchange Dear Annamie and Jo, Thank you so much for forwarding both a copy of your ‘anti-bulimic representation’ which I thought was magnificent in every possible aspect. I would certainly believe that viewing your ‘representation’

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Considerations for Instituting an Anti-Anorexic/ Anti-Bulimic Therapy Practice

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Considerations for Instituting an Anti-Anorexic/ Anti-Bulimic ‘Therapy’ Practice DAVID EPSTON (WITH ACKNOWLEDGEMENT TO LATHER, P. ‘GETTING SMART’ (1991)   Click HERE for the full page article What might an anti-anorexic/bulimic counter-practice be so that it was just not another technology of regulation, surveillance and policing? How might such a practice subvert disciplinary power rather than

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Spellbound: The Coming of Anorexia

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Spellbound : The coming of Anorexia DAVID EPSTON   Click HERE for the full page article Anorexia/bulimia can exploit any number of circumstances in a young woman’s life thatå are disadvantageous to her. It promises her that by being faithful to the Anorexic regime not only will whatever has been disadvantageous be turned to her advantage;

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A Portrait of Betrayal

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A Portrait of Betrayal CAROLINE [20]   Click HERE for the full page article Some time ago, two entities tried very hard to become my friends. The both eventually succeeded, one almost constantly helping the other. They pervaded my thoughts and feelings to the point where I was simply exhausted, physically and mentally. These two

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Anti-Anorexia/Anti-Bulimia : An Essay

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Anti-Anorexia/Anti-bulimia: An Essay REBECCA [24] Click HERE for the full page article Anti-anorexia cannot be explained in theory. You have to experience it. The more you go free of anorexia/bulimia, the more you develop your own definition of anti-anorexia/anti-bulimia. Before I was able to externalise it, I thought Rebecca WAS bulimia. Because it was part

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Rebecca and David Epston: In Conversation

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Rebecca and David Epston: In Conversation REBECCA [23] AND DAVID EPSTON   Click HERE for the full page article DATE: 21ST MARCH, 1994 DE: I’m talking to Rebecca and it’s the 21st day of March, 1994. You have been in the grip of bulimia for how long now? RM: About 14months now. DE: On a

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