Eating disorders

Eating disorders

Body thieves: help girls reclaim their natual bodies and become physically active

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Sandra Susan Friedman
Publisher: 
Salal Books
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides parents and teachers and mentors with an understanding of girls' development through adolescence and examines the stressors they face.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0969888333
TEEN.F75 2002
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Eating disorders

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English
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Online
Author: 
Enza Gucciardi
Nalan Celasun
Farah Ahmad
Donna E. Stewart
Publisher: 
BMC Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Provides statistical data on women and eating disorders and investigates the burden of eating disorders in Canada. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14726874
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Includes bibliographical references.

BodyWise handbook

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
National Women's Health Information Center
Publication Place: 
Fairfax, VA

Provides fact sheets and resource lists designed to help health care providers and school personnel to detect eating disorders among adolescents and provide suggestions for promoting positive body image and healthy eating behaviors.

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North Island Regional Eating Disorder Program

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Counselling
Support group/peer support

Offers individual conselling/assessment/referral, information to individuals/families struggling with an eating disorder, support groups, team meetings with other caregivers, and community awareness/information events.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
250-850-5828
Street Address: 
207-1040 Shoppers Row
City: 
Campbell River
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V9W 2C6

Best bets: body image programs overview

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
State government of Victoria, Australia, Department of Human Service
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Melbourne, Australia

Discusses the relationship between body image, self esteem and mental health. Suggests programs that can assist adolescents and all community members increase body satisfaction.

Research review of body image programs: an overview of body image dissatisfaction prevention interventions

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Susan J. Paxton
Publisher: 
State government of Victoria, Australia, Department of Human Service
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Melbourne, Australia

Reviews the literature on body image highlighting the relationship between body image, self esteem, mental health, weight, and eating disorders.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Swallowing the hurt : exploring the links between anorexia, bulimia and violence against women and girls

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Shelley Moore
Publisher: 
National Clearinghouse on Family Violence (NCFV)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the relationship between the experiences of violence and the development of eating disorders in women and girls.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662315227
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Includes bibliographical references.

Supporting teens with eating disorders: a guide for family menbers & close friends

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
Publication Date: 
1999-2005
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Presents a guide for family members & close friends on supporting teens with eating disorders. Gives information on what you can do for meals and snacks, food preperation, on having a healthy attitude and talking with teens.

Sports and menstrual periods: the female athlete triad

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English
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Online
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Center for Young Women's Health, Childrens Hospital Boston
Publication Date: 
1999-2004
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Looks at athletic girls who have disordered eating, no periods and osteoporosis, aka the "female athlete triad."

Eating disorders: a general guide for teens

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
Publication Date: 
1999-2006
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Provides information on major eating disorders (anorexia and bulimia). Also looks at different treatment options and ways to prevent eating disorders.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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