Body image

Body image

Lessons in women's health: body image and pulmonary disease

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Anna Day
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Canadian Medical Association Journal
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines smoking, pulmonary hypertension and sleep apnea through a gender lens, and demonstrates how issues of gender and body image impact on these conditions.

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ISSN 00084409
ISSN 08203946
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Includes bibliographical references.

Women's health issues: body image

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Our Bodies Ourselves
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Presents a list of web sites that use humour, sarcasm, anger and insight to challenge the popular myths regarding women and their battle with body image.

GirlsHealth.gov

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National Women's Health Information Center
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Fairfax, VA

Gives girls between the ages of 10 and 16 reliable, current health information. Focuses on many health topics that respond to adolescent girls’ health concerns.

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Nurturing girl power: intergrating eating disorder prevention/intervention skills into your practice

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English
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Sandra Friedman
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Salal Books
Publication Date: 
2000
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Vancouver, BC

Provides an analysis of eating disorders among women/girls and its chronic health risks. Also discusses body image and psychological effects of societal conditions.

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ISBN 0969888325
WEIP.F75 2000

Talking about weight with Aboriginal women

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Gail Marchessault
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Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Summarizes research done on weight preoccupation among Aboriginal girls and women. Shows that body image and weight perception is a problem in Aboriginal communities, particularly those living in or close to an urban centre.

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ISSN 14800039

Women and mental health: reflections of inequality

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English
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Adriana Gómez
Deborah Meacham
Latin American and Caribbean Women's Health Network (LACWHN)
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Latin American and Caribbean Women's Health Network (LACWHN)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Santiago, Chile

Addresses aspects of women's mental health, the impact of gender roles on our psychological state, the hazards we face at work, the impact of gender-based violence, and the burden of body image in society.

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MENH.W66 2001
Women's Health Collection #6.

Social science perspectives on the body: a bibliography

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Ann Robertson
Pam Wakewich
Leslie Biggs
The NNEWH Body Project Group
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National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents a conceptual review of recent social science and humanities literature on the topic of gendered bodies, health practices and perceptions of risk.

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NNEWH GEND.R63 2000
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Includes bibliographical references.

Body image: young women speak out!

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
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Marika Morris
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Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Reviews "That Body Image: Young Women Speak Out!" a compilation of 600 essays by young women that presents their perspectives and experiences with their own bodies.

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ISSN 14800039

Face values: women, body image and facial differences

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Lorna Rennoy
Carla Rice
Heather Beveridge
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AboutFace
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Addresses the concerns of women with facial differences and provides a starting point for increased awareness.

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WEIP.R46 1999
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Review, Network Spring 2001: Positive images of people with physical differences are rare and misconceptions common. This booklet addresses the concerns of women with facial differences and provides a starting point for increased awareness.

Women's bodies/women's lives: health, well-being and body image

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Baukje Miedema (ed.)
Janet M. Stoppard (ed.)
Vivienne Anderson (ed.)
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Sumach Press
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides alternative and potentially transforming visions through an insightful discussion of the many ways in which women can be controlled through their bodies.

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ISBN 1894549023
WEIP.M54 2000
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Includes bibliographical references. --- Review, Network Spring 2001: A collection that provides alternative and potentially transforming visions through an insightful discussion of the many ways in which women can be controlled through their bodies.
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