Body Image

Body Image

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The standard reference for practitioners, researchers, and students, this acclaimed work brings together internationally recognized experts from diverse mental health, medical, and allied health care disciplines. Contributors review established and emerging theories and findings; probe questions of culture, gender, health, and disorder; and present evidence-based assessment, treatment, and prevention approaches for the full range of body image concerns. Capturing the richness and complexity of the field in a readily accessible format, each of the 53 concise chapters concludes with an informative annotated bibliography. New to This Edition *Addresses the most urgent current questions in the field. *Reflects significant advances in key areas: assessment, body image in boys and men, obesity, illness-related body image issues, and cross-cultural research. *Conceptual Foundations section now incorporates evolutionary, genetic, and positive psychology perspectives. *Increased coverage of prevention.... 266 treatment, weight change, and, 194a€“195 Overweight youth approaches to, 185a€“186 body image concerns of, 181a€“183 overview ... 311 for weight loss, 371, 372 Phillips, Katharine, 5, 6 Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors, 363 Physical characteristics, influence of, 42, ... skin conditions, 325, 326, 329 Psychosomatic integration therapy, 430a€“431 Puberty developmental challenges of for boys, 86a€“ 87anbsp;...

Title:Body Image
Author:Thomas F. Cash, Linda Smolak
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2012-10-09


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