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Anorexia in victorian times

It felt like everything in my life and around me was controlled by others. Anorexia Nervosa in Adolescent Girls: A Culture-Bound Disorder of Western Society? According to historian Cecil Woodham Smith, this worried Victoria’s relatives, who urged her to take more exercise and slow down. The book grew out of Wolf’s 2015 doctoral dissertation at… Read More »