ISSN: 17571871
First published in 2009
2 issues per volume
Volume 9 Issue 1
Cover Date: June 2017
‘Recovery’, ‘eating dys-order’ and somatic practice: An auto/ethnographic exploration
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Authors:  Bríd O’ Farrell 
DOI: 10.1386/jdsp.9.1.31_1

Keywords
‘eating dys-order’,‘recovery’,auto/ethnography,embodiment,Cartesianism,technologies of self

Abstract
This article uses an auto/ethnographic lens to juxtapose experiences of ‘eating dysorder’ and ‘recovery’ lived in the contrasting milieu of bio-medical and somatic discourse and practice. Evocative auto/ethnography serves here as an anchor for reflections upon the question of why I experience embodied subjectivity so differently within the somatic field, and why I consider these experiences as critical events in my ‘recovery process’.
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