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Volume 4, Number 2, Summer 2014

Table of Contents

Editors' Note

Editors’ Note

pp. v-vi | DOI: 10.1353/nib.2014.0048

Narrative Symposium



pp. 83-85 | DOI: 10.1353/nib.2014.0052

I am Not Obese. I am Just Fat.

pp. 85-88 | DOI: 10.1353/nib.2014.0030

Experiences of an Obese Patient

pp. 88-91 | DOI: 10.1353/nib.2014.0034

Shame is Not an Effective Diet Plan

pp. 91-93 | DOI: 10.1353/nib.2014.0038

Little Body Hidden Within

pp. 93-96 | DOI: 10.1353/nib.2014.0042

My Story: Evolving Obesities

pp. 96-98 | DOI: 10.1353/nib.2014.0046

Explode and Die! A Fat Woman’s Perspective on Prenatal Care and the Fat Panic Epidemic

pp. 99-101 | DOI: 10.1353/nib.2014.0050

Fitness, Fatness, and Aesthetic Judgments of the Female Body: What the AMA Decision to Medicalize Obesity means for other Non–Normal Female Bodies

pp. 101-104 | DOI: 10.1353/nib.2014.0028

Obesity Treatment: One Size Does Not Fit All

pp. 104-107 | DOI: 10.1353/nib.2014.0032

Stepping Off the Edge of the Earth: A bariatric patient’s journey out of obesity

pp. 107-109 | DOI: 10.1353/nib.2014.0036

I’m Your Patient, Not a Problem

pp. 110-112 | DOI: 10.1353/nib.2014.0040

Journey to Wellness

pp. 112-114 | DOI: 10.1353/nib.2014.0044

Obesity as Disease: Definition by Desperation

pp. 114-116 | DOI: 10.1353/nib.2014.0049

Personal Narratives (Web Only Content)

Calling Obesity a Disease Is A Terrible Decision

pp. E1-E4 | DOI: 10.1353/nib.2014.0037

The Weight I Just Can’t Lose

pp. E4-E6 | DOI: 10.1353/nib.2014.0041

You Mean It’s Not My Fault: Learning about Lipedema, a Fat Disorder

pp. E6-E9 | DOI: 10.1353/nib.2014.0045


Fatness, Medicalization, and Stigma: On the Need to Do Better

pp. 117-123 | DOI: 10.1353/nib.2014.0053

When One Size Does Not Fit All: A Commentary

pp. 125-128 | DOI: 10.1353/nib.2014.0031

The Burden of Obesity: Personal Stories, Professional Insights

pp. 129-133 | DOI: 10.1353/nib.2014.0035

Die Another Day: The Obstacles Facing Fat People in Accessing Quality Healthcare

pp. 135-141 | DOI: 10.1353/nib.2014.0039

Risk Factor Medicalization, Hubris, and the Obesity Disease

pp. 143-146 | DOI: 10.1353/nib.2014.0043

Research Article

Stories Worth Telling: Moral Experiences of Suicidal Behavior

pp. 147-160 | DOI: 10.1353/nib.2014.0047

Case Studies

Desperately Seeking a Surrogate—For a Patient Lacking Decision–Making Capacity

pp. 161-169 | DOI: 10.1353/nib.2014.0051

Dax’s Case Redux: When Comes the End of the Day?

pp. 171-177 | DOI: 10.1353/nib.2014.0029

Undocumented and at the End of Life

pp. 179-184 | DOI: 10.1353/nib.2014.0033

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