Customer Service | Help | FAQ | PEP-Easy | Report a Data Error | About
:
Login
Tip: To use the Information icon…

PEP-Web Tip of the Day

The Information icon (an i in a circle) will give you valuable information about PEP Web data and features. You can find it besides a PEP Web feature and the author’s name in every journal article. Simply move the mouse pointer over the icon and click on it for the information to appear.

For the complete list of tips, see PEP-Web Tips on the PEP-Web support page.

Russell, J. (2011). Clinical commentary by Jo Russell, Clinical Lead for Child Psychotherapy in West Sussex, Brighton and Hove. J. Child Psychother., 37(2):203-207.

(2011). Journal of Child Psychotherapy, 37(2):203-207

Clinical commentary by Jo Russell, Clinical Lead for Child Psychotherapy in West Sussex, Brighton and Hove

Jo Russell

The material offered is a very full account of one session in the ongoing psychotherapy of a young woman trying to recover from an eating disorder, with a history that suggests her relatively recent bulimia may be symptomatic of some fundamental internal difficulties. Despite the often tender therapeutic alliance between the therapist and patient and the regular references to their previous shared understandings about her state of mind, I found myself, on initial reading, somewhat depressed in reflecting on the intractability of this sort of mental constellation and of eating disorders generally.

[This is a summary excerpt from the full text of the journal article. The full text of the document is available to journal subscribers on the publisher's website here.]

Copyright © 2021, Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing, ISSN 2472-6982 Customer Service | Help | FAQ | Download PEP Bibliography | Report a Data Error | About

WARNING! This text is printed for personal use. It is copyright to the journal in which it originally appeared. It is illegal to redistribute it in any form.