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Author: Thomas F Cash; Linda Smolak
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas F Cash; Linda Smolak
ISBN: 9781462509584 1462509584
OCLC Number: 809615352
Notes: Revised edition of: Body image : a handbook of theory, research, and clinical practice / edited by Thomas F. Cash, Thomas Pruzinsky. c2002.
Description: xxi, 490 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: CONCEPTUAL FOUNDATIONS --
Understanding body images: historical and contemporary perspectives / Thomas F. Cash and Linda Smolak --
Sociocultural perspectives on human appearance and body image / Marika Tiggermann --
Evolutionary perspectives on human appearance and body image / Viren Swami --
Genetic and neuroscientific perspectives on body image / Jessica L. Suisman and Kelly L. Klump --
Cognitive-behavioral perspectives on body image / Thomas F. Cash --
Feminist perspectives on body image / Nita Mary McKinley --
Positive psychology perspectives on body image / Tracy L. Tylka --
DEVELOPMENTAL PERSPECTIVES AND INFLUENCES --
Body image development in childhood / Linda Smolak --
Body image development in adolescent girls / Eleanor H. Wertheim and Susan J. Paxton --
Body image development in adolescent boys / Lina A. Ricciandelli and Marita P. McCabe --
Body image development in adulthood / Sarah Grogan --
Media influences on body image / Michael P. Levine and Kelsy Chapman --
Interpersonal and familial influences on the development of body image / Diane Carlson Jones --
Sexual abuse and body image / Linda Smolak --
BODY IMAGE ASSESSMENT --
Crucial considerations in the assessment of body image / Thomas F. Cash --
Body image assessment of children / Andrew J. Hill --
Perceptual measures of body image for adolescents and adults / Rick M. Gardner --
Attitudinal assessment of body image for adolescents and adults / Jessie E. Menzel, Ross Krawczyk, and J. Kevin Thompson. INDIVIDUAL AND CULTURAL DIFFERENCES --
Gender and body images / Sarah K. Murnen --
Obesity and body image in youth / Dianne Neumark-Sztainer --
Obesity and body image in adulthood / Janet D. Latner and Rebecca E. Wilson --
Body image and muscularity / Donald R. McCreary --
Body image and athleticism / Trent A. Petrie and Christy Greenleaf --
Gay and lesbian body images / Todd G. Morrison and Jessica M. McCutcheon --
African American body images / Debra L. Franko and James P. Roehrig --
Asian American body images / Kathleen Y. Kawamura --
Hispanic/Latino body images / Deborah Schooler and Lynda S. Lowry --
Body images in non-western cultures / Eileen P. Anderson-Fye --
Body image and congenital conditions resulting in visible difference / Nichola Rumsey and Diana Harcourt --
BODY IMAGE DYSFUNCTIONS AND DISORDERS --
Body image and social functioning / Stacey Tantleff-Dunn and Danielle M. Lindner --
Body image and sexual functioning / Michael W. Wiederman --
Body image and anorexia nervosa / Sherrie Selwyn Delinsky --
Body image and bulimia nervosa / Janis H. Crowther and Nicole M. Williams --
Body image and binge-eating disorder / Joshua I. Hrabosky --
Body image and body dysmorphic disorder / Katherine A. Phillips --
Body image and appearance and performance-enhancing drug use / Tom Hildebrandt and Justine Lai. BODY IMAGE ISSUES IN MEDICAL CONTEXTS --
Body image issues in dermatology / Andrew R. Thompson --
Body image issues in oncology / Craig A. White and Caroline Hood --
Body image issues in obstetrics and gynecology / Helen Skouteris --
Body image in rheumatology / Meenakshi Jolly --
Body image issues associated with burn injuries / John W. Lawrence and James A. Fauerbach --
CHANGING THE BODY: MEDICAL, SURGICAL, AND OTHER APPROACHES --
Weigh loss and changes in body image / David B. Sarwer, Rebecca J. Dilks, and Jacqueline C. Spitzer --
Exercise and changes in body image / Kathleen A. Martin Ginis and Rebecca L. Bassett --
Body art and body image / Leeana Kent --
Cosmetic surgery and changes in body image / David B. Sarwer, Canice E. Crerand, and Leanne Magee --
Body image and biomedical interventions for disfiguring conditions / Diana Harcourt and Nichola Rumsey --
CHANGING BODY IMAGES: PSYCHOSOCIAL INTERVENTIONS FOR TREATMENT AND PREVENTION --
Cognitive-behavioral approaches to body image change / Josee L. Jarry and Thomas F. Cash --
Experiential approaches to body image change / Judith Ruskay Rabinor and Marion Bilich --
School-based psychoeducational approaches to prevention / Jennifer A. O'Dea and Zali Yager --
Computer-based approaches to prevention / Hannah Weisman, Jakki Bailey, Andrew Winzelberg, and C. Barr Taylor --
Ecological and activism approaches to prevention / Niva Piran and Nina Mafrici --
Public policy approaches to prevention / Susan J. Paxton --
CONCLUSIONS AND DIRECTIONS --
Future challenges for body image science, practice, and prevention / Linda Smolak and Thomas F. Cash --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas F. Cash, Linda Smolak.

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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. -- Book Cover.

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