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Unformatted text preview: lfesteem Avoiding relationships or activities (such as exercise) "Women's Body Image." Wellesley College. Available from <http://www.wellesley.edu/Health/BodyImage/health.html> Body Image: Consequences Eating Disorders Body image is the mechanism through which cultural standards have been blamed for some differences in rates of eating disorders between men and women In an attempt to control or manipulate body size or shape (Cullari, S., Rohrer, J. M., & Bahm, C., 1998) "Women's Body Image." Wellesley College. Available from <http://www.wellesley.edu/Health/BodyImage/health.html> Body Image: Consequences Eating Disorders Although not unique to individuals with eating disorders, body image problems are part of the diagnostic criteria. Even some women who aren't classified as eatingdisordered are overlyconcerned with food intake ("Body Image and Health," 2002; Cullari, S., Rohrer, J. M., & Bahm, C, 1998) Body Image: Solutions Awareness (& education) Empower yourself Educational Curricula Work on building a more positive attitude about yourself (Springer, E. A., Winzelberg, A. J., Perkins, R., & Taylor, C. B., 1999) "Women's Body Image." Wellesley College. Available from <http://www.wellesley.edu/Health/BodyImage/todo.html> Body Image: Solutions Be an advocate Express dissatisfaction with companies and organizations that project or encourage unhealthy images Much more than appearance Define beauty "Women's Body Image." Wellesley College. Available from <http://www.wellesley.edu/Health/BodyImage/todo.html> "Body wise: Feeling beautiful." Girl Power. Available from <http://www.girlpower.gov/girlarea/bodywise/bodyimage/beautiful.htm>...
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2008 for the course HLTH 700 taught by Professor Chaney during the Fall '05 term at Texas A&M.

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