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Body positive : understanding and improving body image in science and practice

Author: Elizabeth A Daniels; Meghan M Gillen; Charlotte H Markey
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2018 ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What would it be like to feel good about your body? Does anyone really fully appreciate their body? If diverse body shapes and sizes were shown in the media, would this change your perception? While this book addresses all of these questions and more, it is not simply a standard scientific exploration of poor body image. Instead, it examines a new movement focused on understanding what it is that leads people to
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Body positive
(DLC) 2018003700
(OCoLC)1025398790
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth A Daniels; Meghan M Gillen; Charlotte H Markey
ISBN: 9781108321310 1108321313 9781108297653 110829765X
OCLC Number: 1042158909
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 267 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : becoming positive--our growing understanding of positive body image / Meghan M. Gillen, Charlotte H. Markey, and Elizabeth A. Daniels --
Overview of the field of positive body image / Tracy L. Tylka --
Positive body image by gender and across the lifespan / Lina A. Ricciardelli, Marie L. Caltabiano, and Laura D. D'Antuono --
Considering positive body image through the lens of culture and minority social identities / Viren Swami --
Moving beyond body dissatisfaction and risky sexual behavior : a critical review of positive body image and sexual health scholarship / Virginia Ramseyer Winter --
Appearance-related practices : can they be part of a positive body image? / Kristina Holmqvist Gattario and Carolina Lunde --
Mindful self-care and positive body image : mindfulness, yoga, and actionable tools for positive embodiment / Catherine Cook-Cottone --
The health at every size® paradigm : promoting body positivity for all bodies / Patti Lou Watkins, Dawn Clifford, and Brian Souza --
Better than before : individual strategies for body image improvement / Jamie L. Dunaev and Charlotte H. Markey --
Programmatic approaches to cultivating positive body image in youth / Elizabeth A. Daniels and Tomi-Ann Roberts --
Clinical applications of positive body image / Nichole L. Wood-Barcalow and Casey L. Augustus-Horvath.
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth A. Daniels, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Meghan M. Gillen, Pennsylvania State University, Charlotte H. Markey, Rutgers University.

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