Body image

Body image

From menarche to menopause: the female body in feminist theory

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Joan C. Chrisler, editor
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The Haworth Press, Inc.
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Binghamton, NY

Examines research on the menstrual cycle and women's reproductive health. Discusses how these topics may arise in therapy and provides advice on how to handle issues.

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COUN.F76 2003
ISBN 0789023504
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Body weight and body image

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English
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Online
Author: 
Marion P. Olmsted
Traci McFarlane
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BMC Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Examines body weight and image issues for Canadian women, including the impacts of weight prejudice. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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ISSN 14726874
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Includes bibliographical references.

Let's talk about self esteem

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English
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Online
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AYN Health Centre
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Talks about different issues surrounding self esteem, self image and body image.

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BodyWise handbook

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English
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Online
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National Women's Health Information Center
Publication Place: 
Fairfax, VA

Provides fact sheets and resource lists designed to help health care providers and school personnel to detect eating disorders among adolescents and provide suggestions for promoting positive body image and healthy eating behaviors.

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Best bets: body image programs overview

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English
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State government of Victoria, Australia, Department of Human Service
Publication Date: 
2002
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Melbourne, Australia

Discusses the relationship between body image, self esteem and mental health. Suggests programs that can assist adolescents and all community members increase body satisfaction.

Tabulated summary of evaluated prevention intervention research literature

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State Government of Victoria, Australia, Department of Human Services
Publication Date: 
2002
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Melbourne, Australia

Studies the effectiveness of a wide range of body image dissatisfaction prevention programs.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Research review of body image programs: an overview of body image dissatisfaction prevention interventions

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English
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Author: 
Susan J. Paxton
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State government of Victoria, Australia, Department of Human Service
Publication Date: 
2002
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Melbourne, Australia

Reviews the literature on body image highlighting the relationship between body image, self esteem, mental health, weight, and eating disorders.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Promoting healthy body image: a guide for program planners

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English
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Online
Author: 
Carla Rice
Publisher: 
Best Start
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Ottawa,ON

Presents a literature survey on body image, weight problems and preoccupations, and low birth weight, as well as health promotion project ideas and activities.

Food and weight preoccupation

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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

Answers common questions about eating disorders, such as symptoms, how to recognize an eating disorder, clinical definitions, frequently asked questions, and related articles.

Food, weight and body image

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English
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Online
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University of Alberta, University Health Centre
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Adddresses body image and healthy weight, including discussions on standards of beauty, food and dieting, and eating disorders.

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