Uncovering the cultural origins and psychological aspects of body identity disorders, this perceptive study draws on the author's wealth of professional experience and re-examines debilitating illnesses that negatively impact self-image, including anorexia.
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