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Gender, eating disorders, and graphic medicine

by Peter, Anu Mary; Peter, Anu; Venkatesan, Sathyaraj [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York: Routledge, 2021Edition: 1st.Description: vii, 111p.ISBN: 9780367443009 (hbk.) :.Subject(s): Eating disorders in women | Medicine -- Comic books, strips, etcDDC classification: 616.85260082 P441G
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<P>Introduction </P><P>Eating Disorders, Biocultures, and Graphic Medicine </P><P>Why Graphic Medicine? </P><P>Overview of the Book </P><B><P>1 A Prologue to Graphic Medicine</P></B><P>Medical Humanities: Towards the Humanization of Medical Science </P><P>Narrative Medicine: Understanding the Ordeals of Illness </P><P>Spectacles of Suffering: Representation of Illness across Media </P><P>Comics Medium and Healthcare </P><P>Comics, Women, and the Counterculture </P><P>Graphic Medicine: Definition and Scope </P><P>Conclusion </P><B><P>2 Clinical Evolution of Eating Disorders and the Rise of the Biocultures </P></B><P>Chronicles of Starvation: A Cultural History of Eating Disorders </P><P>The Middle Ages: Fasting Saints and Miracle Maidens </P><P>From Miracle to Madness and Hysteria </P><P>Eating Disorders: A Medical Introduction </P><P>Anorexia Nervosa </P><P>Bulimia Nervosa </P><P>Binge Eating and EDNOS </P><P>Pitfalls in the Popular Explanatory Models of Eating Disorders </P><P>The Biocultural Model </P><P>Tracing the Footprints of Culture in Science </P><P>Graphic Medicine and the Biocultures </P><P>Conclusion </P><B><P>3 Warped Femininities: Understanding the Corporeal Nexus of Anorexia and Culture</P></B><P>The Ideal Female Body as a Cultural Construct </P><P>Anorexia Nervosa: A Biocultural Approach </P><P>"At that time, nobody considered it": Anorexia and Familial Pressure </P><P>"Neil! You look like a man!": Body Shaming and Anorexia </P><P>"As long as I’m thin… I’ll be invincible:": Media and Thinspiration </P><P>Conclusion </P><B><P>4 Subjective Incarnations of Anorexia: Creative Metaphors and Graphic Externalization </P></B><P>Comics, Metaphors, and Externalization </P><P>Graphic Medicine and the Iconography of Illness </P><P>"I’m Tyranny, your other self": The Metaphor of Self-Oppression </P><P>"my Ed—so Big and STRONG": Relationship Metaphors </P><P>Dark Clouds of Despair: The Metaphor of Pervasiveness </P><P>Epitomizing the Indefinable: The Power of Comics Medium </P><P>Conclusion </P><B><P>5 From Abjection to Anorexia: Eating Disorders and the Horrors of the Female Body</P></B><P>Feminist Perspectives on Eating Disorders </P><P>Abjection: Origin, and Popular Definitions </P><P>Abjection and Anorexia: Theoretical Interventions of Megan Warin </P><P>"I feel disgusting": Menstruation, Abjection in <I>Lighter Than My Shadow</I> </P><P>"I hate this. I hate me": Menstruation and Abjection in <I>Tyranny</I> </P><P>"I’m disgusting": Self-Disgust and Sexual Abuse </P><P>Conclusion </P><B><P>Conclusion: Towards an Alternative Understanding of Eating Disorders </P></B>
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction

Eating Disorders, Biocultures, and Graphic Medicine

Why Graphic Medicine?

Overview of the Book

1 A Prologue to Graphic Medicine

Medical Humanities: Towards the Humanization of Medical Science

Narrative Medicine: Understanding the Ordeals of Illness

Spectacles of Suffering: Representation of Illness across Media

Comics Medium and Healthcare

Comics, Women, and the Counterculture

Graphic Medicine: Definition and Scope

Conclusion

2 Clinical Evolution of Eating Disorders and the Rise of the Biocultures

Chronicles of Starvation: A Cultural History of Eating Disorders

The Middle Ages: Fasting Saints and Miracle Maidens

From Miracle to Madness and Hysteria

Eating Disorders: A Medical Introduction

Anorexia Nervosa

Bulimia Nervosa

Binge Eating and EDNOS

Pitfalls in the Popular Explanatory Models of Eating Disorders

The Biocultural Model

Tracing the Footprints of Culture in Science

Graphic Medicine and the Biocultures

Conclusion

3 Warped Femininities: Understanding the Corporeal Nexus of Anorexia and Culture

The Ideal Female Body as a Cultural Construct

Anorexia Nervosa: A Biocultural Approach

"At that time, nobody considered it": Anorexia and Familial Pressure

"Neil! You look like a man!": Body Shaming and Anorexia

"As long as I’m thin… I’ll be invincible:": Media and Thinspiration

Conclusion

4 Subjective Incarnations of Anorexia: Creative Metaphors and Graphic Externalization

Comics, Metaphors, and Externalization

Graphic Medicine and the Iconography of Illness

"I’m Tyranny, your other self": The Metaphor of Self-Oppression

"my Ed—so Big and STRONG": Relationship Metaphors

Dark Clouds of Despair: The Metaphor of Pervasiveness

Epitomizing the Indefinable: The Power of Comics Medium

Conclusion

5 From Abjection to Anorexia: Eating Disorders and the Horrors of the Female Body

Feminist Perspectives on Eating Disorders

Abjection: Origin, and Popular Definitions

Abjection and Anorexia: Theoretical Interventions of Megan Warin

"I feel disgusting": Menstruation, Abjection in Lighter Than My Shadow

"I hate this. I hate me": Menstruation and Abjection in Tyranny

"I’m disgusting": Self-Disgust and Sexual Abuse

Conclusion

Conclusion: Towards an Alternative Understanding of Eating Disorders

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