Art therapy and eating disorders: the self as significant by Mury Rabin

By Mury Rabin

Artwork remedy and consuming problems is a step by step method of a brand new and very promising method for treating individuals with consuming issues -- kids in addition to adults, female and male victims alike -- that has confirmed to be a vital reduction to id, prevention, and intervention. Mury Rabin demonstrates how her award-winning artwork remedy process, often called out of the ordinary and Nonphenomenal physique snapshot initiatives or "PNBIT," can be utilized via clinicians except artwork therapists and indicates its effectiveness together with diversified healing strategies. in contrast to conventional treatment courses that deal with indicators, this system specializes in root factors and contains a chain of projects -- a few exceptional: weight recording, reflect viewing, and physique size estimates; others now not: chromatic kin line drawings and physique snapshot mandalas. The ebook contains 5 case reports that illustrate how the PNBIT procedure services in perform.

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A figure of each of the pre- and posttest results for the case studies is included. The data of the five case study reports presented are analyzed from the verbal perspectives of the Tennessee Self Concept Scale and the Self Reports. The nonverbal aspects are assessed through a comparison of the individual’s first and second renderings of the tasks. These evaluations are followed by a discussion of the meaning of these data and a summary of each. — 43 — 44 — Clinical Applications In each of the case studies that follow, a woman embarks on a journey within the territory of the Self, much as the exploring infant first enters the frontiers of his physical being.

Usually associated with women, little attention has been given to diagnosis and treatment of these addictive syndromes in males. Men have remained in the gyms, reluctant to come forward to be helped. A new focus on the serious consequences of these insidious problems has finally alerted the medical and clinical communities to acknowledge the life risks at stake. Though books have been written on men with distorted and obsessive body image, including steroid use (Males with Eating Disorders [1990], The Adonix Complex: The Secret Crisis of Male Body Obsession [2000]), there remains resistance to open discussion, treatment, and research of these syndromes for men and boys.

It became a case-by-case process: each woman defining issues in personal terms as well as in a national idiom. Steinem wrote, “Finding language that will allow people to act together, while cherishing each other’s individuality, is probably the most feminist and truly revolutionary function of writers” (1995:4), and observed, “Better to be one’s whole self than be immortal” (p. xxi). Today there remains a backlash against equality and valid change for men and women. One of the many issues addressed is the conflict between anti-abortion and pro-choice groups.

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