Medved, Diane

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MEDVED, Diane. Also writes as Diane C. Elvenstar. American, b. 1951. Genres: Self help, Human relations/Parenting, Sociology. Career: Licensed clinical psychologist in private practice, 1979-; writer. Conductor of workshops examining attitudes toward food and personal appearance. Host of syndicated radio show Personal Awareness; guest on television talk programs. Publications: (as Diane C. Elvenstar) Children, to Have or Have Not? A Guide to Making and Living with Your Decision, 1982; (as Diane C. Elvenstar) First Comes Love: Deciding Whether or Not to Get Married, 1983; The Case against Divorce, 1989; (with D. Quayle) The American Family: Discovering the Values that Make Us Strong, 1996. Address: c/o Harp- erCollins Publishers, 10 E. 53rd St., Author Mail, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10022-5299, U.S.A.