Body and corporality from a feminine stance

  • María Angélica Montenegro Medina Universidad de Chile
  • Claudia Ornstein Letelier Universidad de Chile
  • Patricia Angélica Tapia Ilabaca Universidad de Chile

Abstract

This paper review the common definitions of body and corporality. These are distinguished and settled in the current feminine corporal image. From this analysis it proposes some explanations in relation to the body worship, the "vigorexia" and the alimentary disorders. This paper concludes proposing a change from the current "somatolysis" to an integrative process of the body and corporality.

Author Biographies

María Angélica Montenegro Medina, Universidad de Chile

Académicos del Departamento de Psiquiatría y Salud Mental, Universidad de Chile. Chile.

Claudia Ornstein Letelier, Universidad de Chile

Académicos del Departamento de Psiquiatría y Salud Mental, Universidad de Chile. Chile.

Patricia Angélica Tapia Ilabaca, Universidad de Chile

Académicos del Departamento de Psiquiatría y Salud Mental, Universidad de Chile. Chile.

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How to Cite
Montenegro Medina, M., Ornstein Letelier, C., & Tapia Ilabaca, P. (2006). Body and corporality from a feminine stance. Acta Bioethica, 12(2). Retrieved from http://actabioethica.uchile.cl/index.php/AB/article/view/16606/17273
Published
2006-01-01