Books by Steven Levenkron

THE LUCKIEST GIRL IN THE WORLD by Steven Levenkron
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 10, 1997

"Undoubtedly helpful for anyone having to deal with the self- mutilation syndrome, but as fiction it sadly lacks deftness either in plotting or in character."
Nearly 20 years after his exposÇ on anorexia, The Best Little Girl in the World (1978), Manhattan psychotherapist Levenkron tackles the subject of the self-mutilation syndrome, offering less of a novel than an awareness guide for troubled teenagers. Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 15, 1990

This is the dawning of the Age of Obsession, according to psychotherapist Levenkron (Treating and Overcoming Anorexia Nervosa, 1982, etc.), who examines the increase in obsessive-compulsive disorders (OCD) and links it directly to "underparenting on the part of biological mothers with a career focus" and the current cultural pressures on the two-career family. Read full book review >