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Dear Anorexia


Catalogue Number:  A259-019
Producer:  CinéFête
Producers:  Abacaris Films, Arte France
Subject:  Health, Health and Medicine, People With Disabilities, Psychology, Social Sciences, Women's Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Copyright Year:  2016
Running Time:  52:00


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Despite the fact that there have been many changes over time in the way anorexia is viewed on a societal, cultural and medical level, the condition remains an enigma. This film is presented in the form of an international investigation into the way the condition is evolving and the way in which anorexia and its treatment take on the interpretations of their era. What is anorexia nervosa? Is it a form of hysteria or psychosis, an addiction or a borderline state? A perversion? A hormonal disorder? A neurological disorder? An eating disorder? A body-image disorder?


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