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Lesbians and body image: anorexia, bulimia and constructions of thinness

Lesbians and body image: anorexia, bulimia and constructions of thinness Not only is being thin linked to femininity, but it is also significantly associated with heterosexuality. Although much research has been undertaken on the subject of women with eating disorders, the effect of these conditions on women with alternative sexual orientations has rarely been investigated. In this article, Rebecca Jones presents her findings on lesbians’ constructions of thinness in a modern world http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Aesthetic Nursing Mark Allen Group

Lesbians and body image: anorexia, bulimia and constructions of thinness

Journal of Aesthetic Nursing , Volume 2 (8): 4 – Oct 1, 2013

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Mark Allen Group
Copyright
Copyright © 2013 MA Healthcare Limited
ISSN
2050-3717
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2052-2878
DOI
10.12968/joan.2013.2.8.394
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Abstract

Not only is being thin linked to femininity, but it is also significantly associated with heterosexuality. Although much research has been undertaken on the subject of women with eating disorders, the effect of these conditions on women with alternative sexual orientations has rarely been investigated. In this article, Rebecca Jones presents her findings on lesbians’ constructions of thinness in a modern world

Journal

Journal of Aesthetic NursingMark Allen Group

Published: Oct 1, 2013

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