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BODIES UNDER SIEGE. Self-Mutilation And Body Modification In Culture And Psychiatry. by  M.D  Armando R. - Paperback - 1996 - from PASCALE'S BOOKS and Biblio.com

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BODIES UNDER SIEGE. Self-Mutilation And Body Modification In Culture And Psychiatry.

by Favazza, Armando R., M.D

Condition: Fine


Johns Hopkins University Press:, 1996. First published in 1987, this book is the second edition from 1996, 373 pages, illustrated, with a new Epilogue by Fakir Musafar. "Skin cutting and burning, biting off fingertips, even castration and eye enucleation are acts of self-mutilation generally associated wth mental illness. But according to the author, these horrifying behaviors have important parallels to culturally sanctioned practices such as body piecing, tattooing, branding, and other forms of body modification. " FINE SOFCOVER.. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: PASCALE'S BOOKS US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 021287
  • Title: BODIES UNDER SIEGE. Self-Mutilation And Body Modification In Culture And Psychiatry.
  • Author: Favazza, Armando R., M.D
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10: 0801853001
  • ISBN 13: 9780801853005
  • Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press:
  • Place: Baltimore, Maryland, U.s.a.
  • Date published: 1996
  • Keywords: BODY IMAGE, SELF-MUTILATION, MODIIFCATION, CULTURE, PSYCHIATRY, ISBN: 0-8018-5300-1, DR. AMANDO FAVAZZA
  • Bookseller catalogs: MENTAL ILLNESS AROUND US;
  • Subjects: MEDICAL / Mental Health;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


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