Sexual Abuse and Eating Disorders

Mark F. Schwartz, Leigh Cohn

Sexual Abuse and Consuming Problems is the primary e-book to completely discover the complicated relationship between sexual abuse and the consuming issues. The e-book encompasses the compelling writings of 26 specialists who thoughtfully think about the quite a few questions surrounding this controversial subject: Why would early trauma affect consuming habits? What’s the affiliation between consuming issues and sexual abuse? What influence does the controversy surrounding “false reminiscence” have on the excited about this affiliation? Working from the premise that kids uncovered to inescapable stress all through childhood might be in danger for compulsivity and reenactment of trauma by self-abuse syndromes, this assortment supplies provocative solutions to those and plenty of different questions. Taken as an entire, this e-book supplies an necessary international view of the subject. Chapters focus consideration on the prevalence of sexual abuse amongst people with consuming issues; how a historical past of sexual violence can function a predictor of subsequent food-related syndromes; trauma-based concept, dissociation, abreactive, and ego-states remedy; and a sensible and theoretical exploration of the sexual self of an eating-disordered particular person. New views on physique picture, feminist approaches to remedy, false reminiscence, and the sexual self, in addition to a first-person narrative that powerfully hyperlinks the 2 phenomena, spherical out the dialogue. Lastly, a dialogue concerning the controversies surrounding sexual abuse and consuming issues and an examination of false reminiscence syndrome represent the becoming finale for this stimulating presentation.