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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 18 new and published books in the subject of Body Image — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Beyond a Shadow of a Diet

    The Comprehensive Guide to Treating Binge Eating Disorder, Compulsive Eating, and Emotional Overeating, 2nd Edition

    By Judith Matz, Ellen Frankel

    Beyond a Shadow of a Diet is the most comprehensive book available for professionals working with clients who struggle with Binge Eating Disorder, Compulsive Eating or Emotional Overeating. The authors present research revealing that food restrictions in the pursuit of weight loss actually...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Current Findings on Males with Eating Disorders

    Edited by Leigh Cohn, Raymond Lemberg

    The subgroup of males with eating disorders has been understudied, and this book presents the most comprehensive look at this topic since Arnold Andersen edited the text Males with Eating Disorders in 1990. This monograph represents both original research and reviews of other studies based on a...

    Published July 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Tomorrow I'll Be Slim (Psychology Revivals)

    The Psychology of Dieting

    By Sara Gilbert

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Why do so many people try dieting, only to fail? What distinguishes those who succeed from those who do not? Are fat people really any different from thin people? What makes us eat, and how do we stop eating? And how can dieting trigger problems with eating normally? Originally published in 1989,...

    Published June 5th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Your Dieting Daughter

    Antidotes Parents can Provide for Body Dissatisfaction, Excessive Dieting, and Disordered Eating, 2nd Edition

    By Carolyn Costin

    Your Dieting Daughter is a must read for anyone wanting to help contribute to a young woman’s development of a healthy self and body esteem, whether she is 13 or 30. Costin has updated the first edition of this book to reflect her 15 additional years of expertise on dealing with the tricky issues...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Cut Down to Size

    Achieving success with weight loss surgery

    By Jenny Radcliffe

    Cut Down to Size covers everything you need to know about bariatric surgery, from referral through to the challenges you may face after surgery. Most people who seek weight loss surgery have struggled for many years to control their eating, and have experienced increasing health limitations,...

    Published January 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Nutrition Counseling in the Treatment of Eating Disorders

    2nd Edition

    By Marcia Herrin, Maria Larkin

    Marcia Herrin and Maria Larkin have collaborated on the second edition of Nutrition Counseling in the Treatment of Eating Disorders, infusing research-based approaches and their own clinically-refined tools for managing food and weight-related issues. New to this edition is a section on nutrition...

    Published December 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  7. Decoding Anorexia

    How Breakthroughs in Science Offer Hope for Eating Disorders

    By Carrie Arnold

    Decoding Anorexia is the first and only book to explain anorexia nervosa from a biological point of view. Its clear, user-friendly descriptions of the genetics and neuroscience behind the disorder is paired with first person descriptions and personal narratives of what biological differences mean...

    Published September 26th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Consumer Culture, Identity and Well-Being

    The Search for the 'Good Life' and the 'Body Perfect'

    By Helga Dittmar

    Series: European Monographs in Social Psychology

    Advertising, materialism and consumption are central aspects of contemporary Western culture. We are bombarded with idealised images of the perfect body, desirable consumer goods, and affluent lifestyles, yet psychology is only just beginning to take account of the profound influence these consumer...

    Published September 16th 2010 by Psychology Press

  9. Under the Skin

    A Psychoanalytic Study of Body Modification

    By Alessandra Lemma

    Series: New Library of Psychoanalysis 'Beyond the Couch' series

    Alessandra Lemma - Winner of the Levy-Goldfarb Award for Child Psychoanalysis! Under the Skin considers the motivation behind why people pierce, tattoo, cosmetically enhance, or otherwise modify their body, from a psychoanalytic perspective. It discusses how the therapist can understand and help...

    Published February 16th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Critical Feminist Approaches to Eating Dis/Orders

    Edited by Helen Malson, Maree Burns

    Over the past decade there have been significant shifts both in feminist approaches to the field of eating disorders and in the ways in which gender, bodies, body weight, body management and food are understood, represented and regulated within the dominant cultural milieus of the early...

    Published May 25th 2009 by Routledge