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  1. 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

  2. The Invisible Man

    A Self-help Guide for Men With Eating Disorders, Compulsive Exercise and Bigorexia

    By John F. Morgan

    Increasingly boys and men are suffering with eating disorders and related body image problems. Some have full-blown conditions such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia, binge eating, compulsive exercising or bigorexia. Others are distressed by slightly lesser degrees of disordered eating or over-exercise...

    Published February 13th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Overcoming Body Image Disturbance

    A Programme for People with Eating Disorders

    By Lorraine Bell, Jenny Rushforth

    People with eating disorders often exhibit serious misconceptions about their own body image. Overcoming Body Image Disturbance provides a treatment programme (piloted by the authors) for people with eating disorders who have a negative body image. The manual offers advice for therapists,...

    Published February 13th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Body Image

    Understanding Body Dissatisfaction in Men, Women and Children, 2nd Edition

    By Sarah Grogan

    Sarah Grogan provides a comprehensive overview of the subject of body image, pulling together diverse research from the fields of psychology, sociology, media, and gender studies in men, women, and children. This second edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the significant...

    Published July 19th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Body Work

    The Social Construction of Women's Body Image

    By Sylvia K. Blood

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Are scientific 'facts' about body image enough to define conceptions of normality? Reassessing Experimental Psychology from a critical perspective, Sylvia Blood demonstrates how its research into Body Image can be misused and prone to misuse. Classifying women who experience distress and anxiety...

    Published July 13th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Beauty and Misogyny

    Harmful Cultural Practices in the West

    By Sheila Jeffreys

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Should western beauty practices, ranging from lipstick to labiaplasty, be included within the United Nations understandings of harmful traditional/cultural practices? By examining the role of common beauty practices in damaging the health of women, creating sexual difference, and enforcing female...

    Published June 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  7. Body Shame

    Conceptualisation, Research and Treatment

    Edited by Paul Gilbert, Jeremy Miles

    Physical appearance plays a powerful role in social relationships. Those who feel shame regarding the way they look, and who think others view their appearance negatively, can therefore be vulnerable to impoverished social relationships and a range of psychological difficulties. However, there are...

    Published October 16th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Eating Disorders and Cultures in Transition

    Edited by Mervat Nasser, Melanie Katzman, Richard Gordon

    Eating disorders: do they mark cultural transition? Eating disorders that were once viewed as exclusive to specific class and ethnic boundaries in western culture are now spreading worldwide. This issue is fully discussed in this groundbreaking volume. Eating Disorders and Cultures in Transition is...

    Published September 4th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Fat¿A Fate Worse Than Death?

    Women, Weight, and Appearance

    By Ellen Cole, Esther D Rothblum, Ruth R Thone

    Despite the gains of the women’s movement, women are still judged by what they look like--and men, by what they do. Fat--A Fate Worse Than Death? offers hardy resistance to the narrow, random, and irrational appearance standards set for American women through an approach that is personal, eclectic,...

    Published August 11th 1997 by Routledge