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Self-esteem, sport and physical activity (abridged version)  
http://www.caaws.ca/active/eng/resources/pdfs/Self_Esteem.pdf
Examines the link between low self-esteem and lack of physical activity among adolescent women. Offers tips to make physical activity more empowering for young women. (See Details)
Published: 1993
Do women with low self-esteem use appearance to feel better?  
http://www.nedic.ca/knowthefacts/documents/Appearanceandselfesteem.pdf
Looks at how body-image and self-esteem can intersect for women. (See Details)
Self-esteem, sport and physical activity
Examines the link between low self-esteem and lack of physical activity among adolescent women. Offers tips for schools to enhance self-esteem and make physical activity more empowering for young women.
Published: 1993
Women, eating disorders and self-esteem  
http://www.nedic.ca/knowthefacts/documents/Womenbodyimageselfesteem.pdf
Examines how low self-esteem can bring about disordered eating. (See Details)
Published: 1992
Healthy measures  
http://www.healthymeasures.ca/HM_Eng_Home.html
Promotes steps that women from ages 25 to 45 can take to improve their health based on a three-pronged approach of healthy eating, physical activity, and self-esteem. (See Details)
Published: 2003
The Real Me Experience  
http://www.realme.ca/
Presents an interactive website on self-esteem and body image developed to help young women understand themselves better. Includes quizzes and stories. (See Details)
Published: 2005-
Report of the APA task force on the sexualization of girls  
http://www.apa.org/pi/wpo/sexualization.html
Looks at the proliferation of sexualized images of girls and young women in advertising, merchandising, and media, and explores the cognitive and emotional consequences, consequences for mental and physical health, and impact on development of a healthy sexual self-image. Also has a section on what parents can do. (See Details)
Published: 2007
Research review of body image programs: an overview of body image dissatisfaction prevention interventions  
http://www.health.vic.gov.au/healthpromotion/downloads/research_review.pdf
Reviews the literature on body image highlighting the relationship between body image, self esteem, mental health, weight, and eating disorders. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Why women drink  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1984_Healthsharing_Vol_5_No_4_Fall.pdf

This article is an exploration of women and alcoholism. 

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Published: 1984
Looking beyond labels  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1988_Healthsharing_Vol_9_No_2_Spring.pdf

This article highlights two new and controversial psychiatric classifications.  Discuses the adverse effects these new classifications will have on the way in which women will be seen and treated by mental health professionals in both Canada and the U.S. 

 


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Published: 1988