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Orbach, Susie 1946-

Overview
Works: 99 works in 541 publications in 12 languages and 12,248 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Juvenile works  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: HQ1206, 155.633
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Susie Orbach
Hunger strike : the anorectic's struggle as a metaphor for our age by Susie Orbach( Book )

34 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This examination of the anorectic's struggle examines the social forces and psychological conflicts that set so many women on this painful course
Bodies : big ideas, small books by Susie Orbach( Book )

28 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Publisher-supplied data) Esteemed Psychotherapist and writer Susie Orbach diagnoses the crisis in our relationship to our bodies and points the way toward a process of healing. Throughout the Western world, people have come to believe that general dissatisfaction can be relieved by some change in their bodies. Here Susie Orbach explains the origins of this condition, and examines its implications for all of us. Challenging the Freudian view that bodily disorders originate and progress in the mind, Orbach argues that we should look at self-mutilation, obesity, anorexia, and plastic surgery on their own terms, through a reading of the body itself. Incorporating the latest research from neuropsychology, as well as case studies from her own practice, she traces many of these fixations back to the relationship between mothers and babies, to anxieties that are transferred unconsciously, at a very deep level, between the two. Orbach reveals how vulnerable our bodies are, how susceptible to every kind of negative stimulus--from a nursing infant sensing a mother's discomfort to a grown man or woman feeling inadequate because of a model on a billboard. That vulnerability makes the stakes right now tremendously high. In the past several decades, a globalized media has overwhelmed us with images of an idealized, westernized body, and conditioned us to see any exception to that ideal as a problem. The body has become an object, a site of production and commerce in and of itself. Instead of our bodies making things, we now make our bodies. Susie Orbach reveals the true dimensions of the crisis, and points the way toward healing and acceptance
Between women : love, envy, and competition in women's friendships by Luise Eichenbaum( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addressing issues raised by feminists such as Naomi Wolf, Susan Faludi and Katie Roiphe, this book examines what has happened to female solidarity in contemporary society, and why feelings of envy, competition, guilt and anger threaten even the closest friendships between women. --- Product Description
Understanding women : a feminist psychoanalytic approach by Luise Eichenbaum( Book )

42 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding Women boldly challenges psychoanalytic assumptions by bringing the mother daughter relationship to the centre of a girl's psychological development. The authors explain why and how psychological issues such as eating and body problems, fears of dependency, depression, troubles around sexuality and separation arise and how they can be worked on by showing how therapy unfolds. The book weaves case vignettes to explain the authors' new theory and their ways of helping women
Fat is a feminist issue : the anti-diet guide to permanent weight loss by Susie Orbach( Book )

21 editions published between 1978 and 1998 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes obesity in females as a response to the inequality of the sexes and offers women guidance in overcoming weight problems through a total reorientation to their bodies and their self-images
What do women want : exploding the myth of dependency by Luise Eichenbaum( Book )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fat is a feminist issue II : a program to conquer compulsive eating by Susie Orbach( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What do women want? by Susie Orbach( Book )

43 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uiteenzetting van de problemen die in de man-vrouw relatie ontstaan als gevolg van de onderlinge emotionele en economische afhankelijkheid
The impossibility of sex : stories of the intimate relationship between therapist and patient by Susie Orbach( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through six case studies, this book explores the relationship between therapist and patient by suggesting a more involved role by the therapists in the healing process with regard to finding positive solutions for their patients' problems
Outside in, inside out : women's psychology : a feminist psychoanalytic approach by Luise Eichenbaum( Book )

15 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifty shades of feminism by Lisa Appignanesi( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

50 years after the publication of 'The Feminine Mystique', have women really exchanged purity and maternity to become desiring machines inspired only by variations of sex, shopping, and masochism - all coloured a brilliant neuro-pink? In this volume, 50 women reflect on the shades that inspired them and what being woman means to them today
Bittersweet : facing up to feelings of love, envy, and competition in women's friendships by Susie Orbach( Book )

29 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in 7 languages and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verhandeling over vriendschap tussen vrouwen in de ruimste zin van het woord
The impossibility of sex by Susie Orbach( Book )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these intriguing accounts, Susie Orbach, the celebrated author of Fat is a Feminist Issue, presents us with six imaginary clinical cases, including Adam, the serial seducer; Belle, the compulsive liar; and Joanne, the self-mutilator. Through them, Orbach demonstrates the way the therapist analyses her own feelings as well of those of the other person, making the therapy relationship a uniquely special place in which discoveries can be made, which enable the patient to change
Fat is a feminist issue : how to lose weight permanently without dieting by Susie Orbach( Book )

14 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eating : improve your body image by Anita Naik( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at why people, especially teenage girls, worry about their physical appearance, and discusses the importance of a healthy diet and exercise, the dangers of eating disorders and the need to accept yourself for who you are. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Fat is a feminist issue : the anti-diet guide ; Fat is a feminist issue II : conquering compulsive eating by Susie Orbach( Book )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Fat is a Feminist Issue' shows how fat is not about food but rather about protection, sex, mothering, strength, assertion, anger, love. By understanding your investment in being fat, you can turn food into a friend
Susie Orbach on eating by Susie Orbach( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and Japanese and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this volume, the author shows us how to think and feel differently about what we eat
Towards emotional literacy by Susie Orbach( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Guardian" columnist Susie Orbach explores what is really going on around and within us, with her belief that we must learn how to validate emotion remaining the cornerstone of her work. She advocates "emotional literacy" - being able to recognize what you are feeling
What's really going on here? by Susie Orbach( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fat is a feminist issue : the anti-diet guide for women by Susie Orbach( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Bodies : big ideas, small books
Alternative Names
Orbach, S.

Orbach, Susie

Susie Orbach britische Journalistin und Psychoanalytikerin

Susie Orbach Brits journaliste

סוזי אורבך

סוזי אורבך סופרת בריטית

오바크, 수지 1946-

オーバック, スージー

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Bodies : big ideas, small booksBetween women : love, envy, and competition in women's friendshipsUnderstanding women : a feminist psychoanalytic approachFat is a feminist issue : the anti-diet guide to permanent weight lossWhat do women want : exploding the myth of dependencyWhat do women want?The impossibility of sex : stories of the intimate relationship between therapist and patientThe impossibility of sex