By Antonio Mancini
It is a ebook that makes an attempt to suggest itself as a brand new set off within the extensive global of anorexia nervosa. The originality of its notion is composed in coming near near anorexia nervosa, not just via endocrinological and mental views, but additionally via anthropological, philosophical and moral standpoint. during this manner it is not simply an replace of particular literature, but in addition integration with a brand new strategy to examine this situation. the aim of the ebook is to method anorexia nervosa from assorted issues of view, to arrive a brand new interpretation which contains notions from organic and human sciences interpreted in a distinct version and which may let a brand new approach to remedy.
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