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- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 14.95
Alice invites readers to learn about how anorexia nervosa affects her daily life, and introduces Beth who has bulimia nervosa, Sam who has selective eating problems, Francesca who has functional dysphagia and Freddie who has food avoidance emotional disorder. They explain why they find food difficult and how their conditions are different. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
Despite the gains of the women?s movement, women are still judged by what they look like--and men, by what they do. Fat--A Fate Worse Than Death? offers hardy resistance to the narrow, random, and irrational appearance standards set for American women through an approach that is personal, eclectic, courageous, and funny. If you are interested in giving... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2014; US$ 16.23
Many of us struggle with overeating and losing weight. We all know what we should be eating, but somehow we still reach for those unhealthy foods that deep down we know aren't doing us any good. In this new book, chartered psychologist Dr Jane McCartney explains how to identify and address the underlying emotional reasons for overeating... more...
- Soft Skull Press 2014; US$ 15.95
We?re obsessed with weight, we dislike our bodies, we worry about the food we eat, we feel guilty, we diet. Too many of us are locked into a war with our own bodies which we?ll never win, and which will never make us happy. The Ministry of Thin takes a controversial, unflinching look at how the modern, international obsession with weight loss, youth,... more...
- Gürze Books 2014; US$ 9.99
Embody: A Guide to Celebrating Your Unique Body (and quieting that critical voice!) brings to life the work of The Body Positive, a non-profit organization founded in 1996 by Connie Sobczak and Elizabeth Scott, LCSW. This book?s message is rooted in the philosophy that people inherently possess the wisdom necessary to make healthy choices and to... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 24.95
This imaginative workbook is full of activities and strategies to build a positive body image. Using cognitive behavioural techniques, it shows how to banish negative thoughts and feelings and build self-esteem, positive beliefs and a healthy body image. Suitable for young people aged 10+ to work through alone or with a parent or practitioner. more...
- Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 14.99
A behind-the-curtains look at the rarefied world of classical ballet from a principal dancer at the New York City Ballet In her charming and self-effacing voice, Jenifer Ringer covers the highs and lows of what it?s like to make it to the top in the exclusive, competitive ballet world. From the heart-pounding moments waiting in the wings before... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00
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, Sara Gilbert discusses these questions in Tomorrow... more...