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  1. 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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  2. Resources

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    Reprinted from "Eating Disorders" issue of Visions Journal, 2002, No. 16, pp. 39-40 Organizations The Association for Awareness and Networking Around Disordered Eating (ANAD) Tel: (604) 739-2070 Toll-Free: 1-877-288-0877 www.anad.bc.ca The Eatin ...

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  3. ‘Co-ed’ Parent Group

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    As a therapist with the Canadian Mental Health Association’s Cowichan Valley Branch, Gabriele works with young people who struggle with eating disorders. She is often approached by parents interested in meeting with other parents. Early this year, in resp ...

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  4. Healthy Attitudes

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    Early intervention of disordered eating behaviours during the teen years is crucial. Eating disorders are associated with serious health risks, including death and impaired psychosocial adjustment. 1 And young people who diet are seven times more likely t ...

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  5. The Cognitive-Behavioural Approach to Treating Individuals with Eating Disorders

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    Betty had been diagnosed with bulimia nervosa (BN). She was depressed and terrified about gaining weight. One day she didn’t attend her scheduled therapy session. When I phoned to follow up, Betty explained that she couldn’t come because she knew other pe ...

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  6. Editor's Message

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    Sarah Hamid-Balma Reprinted from "Body Image" issue of Visions Journal, 2016, 12 (1), p. 4 Body image was top of mind for me while producing this issue. For example, I remembered how before my wedding, one of my relatives suggested that I stuff ...

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  7. Love Your Body, Love Yourself

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    Laurie Kohl Reprinted from "Body Image" issue of Visions Journal, 2016, 12 (1), p. 5 Few of us today escape some kind of dissatisfaction about the way we look. In a 2008 study, only 10% of BC adolescent girls in Grades 7 through 12 rated themsel ...

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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. Bullying and a Broken Body Image

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    Michele L. Gardiner, MAC, CCC, IAEDP Reprinted from "Body Image" issue of Visions Journal, 2016, 12 (1), p. 12 This narrative is about body image and is based on my personal and professional experience. Sharing these details of my life makes me ...

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  10. My Body, My Story

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    A fat, gay man's story of embodiment Frank Colosimo Reprinted from "Body Image" issue of Visions Journal, 2016, 12 (1), p. 5 I have struggled with my body my entire life—mostly because I’ve been unhappy with it. I am finally at a better pla ...

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