Body image

Body image

Fit or fatphobic? Trans people, weight and health

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English
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Joshua Mira Goldberg
Olivia Ashbee
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Transgender Health Program
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Examines weight preoccupation and body image issues within the trans population.

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Annotated bibliography of Aboriginal women's health and healing research

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English
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Aboriginal
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Marlyn Bennett
Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group
Publisher: 
Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides an interdisciplinary overview of Canadian research literature on issues respecting Aboriginal women, health and healing. Identifies gaps between existing research and community concerns.

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AWHHRG ABGN.B46 2005
ISBN 0973997605
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Includes bibliographical references.

The Real Me Experience

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English
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Online
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National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Publication Date: 
2005-
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents an interactive website on self-esteem and body image developed to help young women understand themselves better. Includes quizzes and stories.

Barbie meets the bindi: discursive constructions of health among young South-Asian Canadian women

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English
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Tammy George
Geneviève Rail
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Women's Health & Urban Life
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines young South-Asian Canadian women's understandings of what it means to be "healthy."

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Includes bibliographical references.

What have we learned about primary prevention of food and weight preoccupation

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English
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Online
Author: 
Gail McVey
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National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Argues for a comprehensive prevention approach, one that encompasses the entire school climate (i.e. all students, teachers, school-support staff).

From awareness to prevention: developing solutions through media literacy

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English
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Online
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Louise Armstrong
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National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines eating disorders prevention strategies, focusing on media literacy programs.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Exercise, physical appearance and self-esteem in adolescence

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English
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Merryl Bear
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National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Explores some of the links between culture, diet and exercise with an emphasis on adolescents.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Friendship, body image and dieiting in teenage girls: a research report

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English
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Susan Paxton
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National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Reports on a research project that examined friendship groups among teenage girls and links to body image attitudes and dieting behaviours.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Do women with low self-esteem use appearance to feel better?

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English
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Online
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Josée L Jarry
Amy Kossert
Karen Ip
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National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Looks at how body-image and self-esteem can intersect for women.

Planning for the pregnant body

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English
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Marion P Olmsted
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National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Discusses some of the challenges that being pregnant create for women and their relationships with their bodies.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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