Body Image Products

  • Adolescence and Body Image

    From Development to Preventing Dissatisfaction

    By Lina A Ricciardelli, Zali Yager

    Body image is a significant issue for the majority of adolescents. Anxieties relating to body image can be crippling across both genders, their debilitating effects sometimes leading to mental health problems. This important book is the first of its kind to focus specifically on adolescents,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-23
    Adolescence and Society

  • Body Image and Identity in Contemporary Societies

    Psychoanalytic, social, cultural and aesthetic perspectives

    Edited by Ekaterina Sukhanova, Hans-Otto Thomashoff

    Popular interest in body image issues has grown dramatically in recent years, due to an emphasis on individual responsibility and self-determination in contemporary society as well as the seemingly limitless capacities of modern medicine; however body image as a separate field of academic inquiry…

    Paperback – 2015-03-19

  • Tomorrow I'll Be Slim (Psychology Revivals)

    The psychology of dieting

    By Sara Gilbert

    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,…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23
    Psychology Revivals

  • Beauty and Misogyny

    Harmful cultural practices in the West, 2nd Edition

    By Sheila Jeffreys

    The new edition of Beauty and Misogyny revisits and updates Sheila Jeffreys' uncompromising critique of Western beauty practice and the industries and ideologies behind it. Jeffreys argues that beauty practices are not related to individual female choice or creative expression, but represent…

    Paperback – 2014-12-03
    Women and Psychology

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2014-04-04

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2013-07-08

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2013-02-14

  • 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,…

    Paperback – 2013-01-04

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2012-12-03

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2012-09-27

  • Consumer Culture, Identity and Well-Being

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

    By Helga Dittmar

    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…

    Paperback – 2010-09-17
    Psychology Press
    European Monographs in Social Psychology

  • Under the Skin

    A Psychoanalytic Study of Body Modification

    By Alessandra Lemma

    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…

    Paperback – 2010-02-17
    New Library of Psychoanalysis 'Beyond the Couch' series

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