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Recovering bodies

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Alternate title:Overcoming eating disorders
Summary:Focuses not simply on people's problems with food, but on the renewed hope for a healthy life that the process of recovery can provide. Presents the stories and testimonies of seven college students, coupled with interviews with a nurse, nutritionist, and psychologist. Discusses the wide range of pressures that can lead to disordered eating, the psychological and physical symptoms of eating disorders, and successful strategies for recovery.
Description:Contents: The student body : pressures of campus life -- The controlled body : stories of struggle -- The punished body : symptoms and side effects -- The recovering body -- The recovering body : taking notice -- The recovering body : making changes -- The recovering body : giving voice -- The recovering body : finding support -- The recovering body : forging links -- Beyond the body : looking forward.
Creator:Sender, Katherine
Talreja, Sanjay
Provider:Media Education Foundation
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States
Place of origin – Region:Massachusetts
Place of origin – Settlement:Northampton
Topical subjects:Eating disorders -- Diagnosis
Eating disorders -- Prevention
Eating disorders -- Prognosis
Anorexia nervosa
Bulimia
College students -- Psychology
College students -- Social conditions
Genre:Documentary films
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Personal and Family Lives
Films@UM Browse terms:Health, Family Studies
Collection:Films@UM
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