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  1. A Perfect Body in a Perfect World?

    [Visions Article]

    Anorexia, cultural pressure and chasing the ideal body across two continents Laura Chapman Reprinted from "Body Image" issue of Visions Journal, 2016, 12 (1), p. 26 Following my Grade 12 year, I travelled to Italy as an exchange student. There, ...

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  2. A Well-Balanced Dietary Deprivation

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    My Dangerously-Poor (Non) Eating Habits Frank G. Sterle Jr. Reprinted from "Eating Disorders" issue of Visions Journal, 2002, No. 16, p. 22 ‘Lunch is for wimps,” says Gordon Geco, the multi-billionaire business-tycoon from the 1980s, Hollywood-h ...

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  3. Addressing Motivational Issues in Eating Disorders

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    Individuals with eating disorders are ambivalent about change, and lack of motivation has been associated with high levels of treatment refusal, dropout, and relapse. ...

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  4. An Invitation to Love Our Bodies, Love Ourselves

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    Amy Pezzente Reprinted from "Body Image" issue of Visions Journal, 2016, 12 (1), p. 35 I don’t think anyone can be fully prepared for working in the field of eating disorder prevention. It is frustrating, empowering and challenging all at the sa ...

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  5. Approaches to Dealing with Disordered Eating in Schools

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    Denise Hodgins Reprinted from "Eating Disorders" issue of Visions Journal, 2002, No. 16, pp. 23-24 One of the goals at the BC Eating Disorders Association is to provide, encourage and facilitate education ranging from school-based prevention pro ...

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  6. Body Image & Self-Esteem

    [Info Sheet]

    PDF Version Body image is both the mental picture that you have of your body, and how you perceive yourself when you look in a mirror. Self- esteem is how you value and respect yourself as a person—it is the “real” opinion that you have of yourself. ...

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  7. Body Image and Physical Activity

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    For many women, the body doesn't always seem like a very safe place. This can be especially true for those coping with issues of mental health and addictions. In some of these cases, it seems safer to numb bodily sensations than to fully experience a ...

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  8. Body Image, Self-Esteem and Mental Health

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    Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division Reprinted from "Body Image" issue of Visions Journal, 2016, 12 (1), p. 8 Body image and self-esteem start in the mind, not in the mirror. They can change the way you understand your value and worth ...

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  9. Body Image, Self-Esteem, and Mental Health

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      PDF | More info sheets Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   Body image and self-esteem start in the mind, not in the mirror. They can change the way you understand your value and worth. Healthy body image and self-esteem are a big p ...

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  10. Book Review

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    Nicki Breuer Reprinted from "Eating Disorders" issue of Visions Journal, 2002, No. 16, p. 40 Body Thieves: Help Girls Reclaim Their Natural Bodies and Become Physically Active By Sandra S. Friedman, BA, BSW, MA: Salal Books, 2002. 244 pp. When I ...

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