Preventing Eating Disorders: A Handbook of Interventions and Special Challenges [NOOK Book]


First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Preventing Eating Disorders: A Handbook of Interventions and Special Challenges

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First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781134873814
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/17/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 420
  • File size: 4 MB

Table of Contents

1 Mission More Probable: Media Literacy, Activism, and Advocacy as Primary Prevention 1
2 Eating Disorders: Transcultural Perspectives Inform Prevention 26
3 The Role of Parents in the Emergence, Maintenance, and Prevention of Eating Problems and Disorders 44
4 A Bolder Model of Prevention: Science, Practice, and Activism 63
5 Elementary School Curricula for the Primary Prevention of Eating Problems 85
6 Resisting Weightism: Media Literacy for Elementary-School Children 105
7 Discussion Groups for Girls: Decoding the Language of Fat 122
8 Peer Relations, Body Image, and Disordered Eating in Adolescent Girls: Implications for Prevention 134
9 The Reduction of Preoccupation with Body Weight and Shape in Schools: A Feminist Approach 148
10 The Efficacy of a School-based Eating Disorder Prevention Program: Building Physical Self-Esteem and Personal Competencies 163
11 The Looking Good, Feeling Good Program: A Multi-Ethnic Intervention for Healthy Body Image, Nutrition, and Physical Activity 175
12 Sexual Harassment and the Prevention of Eating Disorders: Educating Young Women 194
13 An Integrated Prevention/Intervention Program for the University Setting 208
14 The Panhellenic Task Force on Eating Disorders: A Program of Primary and Secondary Prevention for Sororities 222
15 Small Victories: Prevention of Eating Disorders Among Elite Athletes 241
16 On the Move from Tertiary to Secondary and Primary Prevention: Working with an Elite Dance School 256
17 Preventing Eating Disorders in Young Women with Diabetes 270
18 Working with Physicians Toward the Goal of Primary and Secondary Prevention 285
19 Prevention of Medical Complications in Children and Adolescents with Eating Disorders 304
20 Reflections, Conclusions, and Future Directions 319
Author Index 331
Subject Index 341
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