Obesity and Self-image

Obesity and Self-image

Book - 2009
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Baker & Taylor
Examines the problem of obesity in contemporary society, discusses the role of media in supporting unrealistic body images, looks at the dangers of negative self-image and low self-esteem, and shows how to make healthy life-style changes.

Rosen Pub Group
This timely book explains what self-image is, how obesity affects the way in which people see themselves, and how they think others see them. Teens learn about self-confidence, judgmental thinking, feelings of helplessness and hopelessness, and the external influences on obesity and self-image, including family members and friends. Strategies for improving self-image, goal-setting, and where to go for help as well as ways to maintain a healthy self-image are covered.

Publisher: New York : Rosen, 2009
ISBN: 9781404217683
Characteristics: 64 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm


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