Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance

Written By Anonim
Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 11 April 2012
  • ISBN : 0123849268
  • Pages : 938 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance written by Anonim which was release on 11 April 2012, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: This scholarly work is the most comprehensive existing resource on human physical appearance—how people’s outer physical characteristics and their inner perceptions and attitudes about their own appearance (body image) affect their lives. The encyclopedia’s 117 full-length chapters are composed and edited by the world’s experts from a range of disciplines—social, behavioral, and biomedical sciences. The extensive topical coverage in this valuable reference work includes: (1) Important theories, perspectives, and concepts for understanding body image and appearance; (2) Scientific measurement of body image and physical attributes (anthropometry); (3) The development and determinants of human appearance and body image over the lifespan: (4) How culture and society influences the meanings of human appearance; (5) The psychosocial effects of appearance-altering disease, damage, and visible differences; (6) Appearance self-change and self-management; (7) The prevention and treatment of body image problems, including psychosocial and medical interventions. Chapters are written in a manner that is accessible and informative to a wide audience, including the educated public, college and graduate students, and scientists and clinical practitioners. Each well-organized chapter provides a glossary of definitions of any technical terms and a Further Reading section of recommended sources for continued learning about the topic. Available online via ScienceDirect or in a limited-release print version. The Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance is a unique reference for a growing area of scientific inquiry It brings together in one source the research from experts in a variety of fields examining this psychological and sociological phenomenon The breadth of topics covered, and the current fascination with this subject area ensure this reference will be of interest to researchers and a lay audience alike

Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance

Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2012-04-11
  • Total pages : 938
  • ISBN : 0123849268
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Summary : This scholarly work is the most comprehensive existing resource on human physical appearance—how people’s outer physical characteristics and their inner perceptions and attitudes about their own appearance (body image) affect their lives. The encyclopedia’s 117 full-length chapters are composed and edited by the world’s experts from a ...

Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance A F Amputations and prosthetic devices

Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance  A F  Amputations and prosthetic devices
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 882
  • ISBN : 0123849268
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Summary : This work is the most comprehensive existing resource on human physical appearance - how people's outer physical characteristics and their inner perceptions and attitudes about their own appearance (body image) affect their lives. The 117 chapters are composed and edited by the world's experts from a range of disciplines....

Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance G Z Gender disorder transgenderism and transsexuality

Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance  G Z  Gender disorder  transgenderism and transsexuality
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 882
  • ISBN : 0123849268
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Summary : This work is the most comprehensive existing resource on human physical appearance - how people's outer physical characteristics and their inner perceptions and attitudes about their own appearance (body image) affect their lives. The 117 chapters are composed and edited by the world's experts from a range of disciplines....

Body Image

Body Image
  • Author : Sarah Grogan
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2016-09-29
  • Total pages : 214
  • ISBN : 0123849268
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Summary : Body Image provides a comprehensive summary of research on body image in men, women, and children drawing together research findings from the fields of psychology, sociology, clothing, and gender studies. This third edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the significant increase in research on body image since ...

Body Image

Body Image
  • Author : Sarah Grogan
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-09-29
  • Total pages : 214
  • ISBN : 0123849268
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Summary : Body Image provides a comprehensive summary of research on body image in men, women, and children drawing together research findings from the fields of psychology, sociology, clothing, and gender studies. This third edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the significant increase in research on body image since ...

Chemically Modified Bodies

Chemically Modified Bodies
  • Author : Matthew Hall,Sarah Grogan,Brendan Gough
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-09-13
  • Total pages : 242
  • ISBN : 0123849268
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Summary : This innovative edited collection brings together leading international academics to explore the use of various non-prescription and prescription substances for the purpose of perceived body image enhancement. While studies on drug misuse to date have examined drug use in the context of sporting performance, addiction, and body image for particular ...

Adolescence and Body Image

Adolescence and Body Image
  • Author : Lina A Ricciardelli,Zali Yager
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-11-19
  • Total pages : 242
  • ISBN : 0123849268
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Summary : Body image is a significant issue for the majority of adolescents. Anxieties relating to body image can be crippling across both genders, their debilitating effects sometimes leading to mental health problems. This important book is the first of its kind to focus specifically on adolescents, providing a comprehensive overview of ...

Encyclopedia of Body Adornment

Encyclopedia of Body Adornment
  • Author : Margo DeMello
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 326
  • ISBN : 0123849268
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Summary : Alphabetically arranged entries discuss forms of body modification or adornment found throughout history and around the world, including background information and the theoretical, social, ethical, and legal issues surrounding each practice....

The Exercising Female

The Exercising Female
  • Author : Jacky Forsyth,Claire-Marie Roberts
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-09-28
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0123849268
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Summary : The Exercising Female: Science and Its Application is the first book to provide students, researchers, and professionals with an evidence-based reference on the exceptional scientific issues associated with female participation in sport and exercise. Based on the latest research, and treating women as a unique population, the book seeks to ...

Encyclopedia of Mental Health

Encyclopedia of Mental Health
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2015-08-26
  • Total pages : 2000
  • ISBN : 0123849268
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Summary : Encyclopedia of Mental Health, Second Edition, tackles the subject of mental health, arguably one of the biggest issues facing modern society. The book presents a comprehensive overview of the many genetic, neurological, social, and psychological factors that affect mental health, also describing the impact of mental health on the individual ...

Body Image Eating and Weight

Body Image  Eating  and Weight
  • Author : Massimo Cuzzolaro,Secondo Fassino
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-11-03
  • Total pages : 439
  • ISBN : 0123849268
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Summary : This book equips readers with the knowledge required to improve diagnosis and treatment and to implement integrated prevention programs in patients with eating and weight disorders. It does so by providing a comprehensive, up-to-date review of research findings and theoretical assumptions concerning the interface and interactions between body image and ...

Further Wellness Issues for Higher Education

Further Wellness Issues for Higher Education
  • Author : David S. Anderson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-08-05
  • Total pages : 246
  • ISBN : 0123849268
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Summary : This essential resource addresses a range of student wellness issues confronting professionals in college and university settings. Building on Wellness Issues for Higher Education, this latest volume comprehensively covers key topics that not only contribute to students’ success in college, but also help students maintain wellness after graduation. Taking a ...

Psychosexual Counseling in Andrological Surgery

Psychosexual Counseling in Andrological Surgery
  • Author : Elena Vittoria Longhi,Giorgio Franco,Fulvio Colombo
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-04-02
  • Total pages : 242
  • ISBN : 0123849268
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Summary : This book combines concise descriptions of the various andrological surgical interventions in the adolescent and adult with detailed analysis of the pre- and postoperative psychosexual counseling of the patient and his family that is appropriate to each procedure. It offers a multidisciplinary approach to the candidate for andrological surgery that ...

Body Image as an Everyday Problematic

Body Image as an Everyday Problematic
  • Author : Félix Díaz Martínez
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-09-06
  • Total pages : 136
  • ISBN : 0123849268
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Summary : It is well known that body image has been associated to health risks related to eating habits. However, to what extent do identity categories, everyday social interaction and common discourses affect our preoccupations and sufferings related to body image in contemporary society, and our coordinated ways of confronting them? In ...

Research Methods for Anthropological Studies of Food and Nutrition

Research Methods for Anthropological Studies of Food and Nutrition
  • Author : Janet Chrzan,John Brett
  • Publisher : Berghahn Books
  • Release Date : 2017-02-01
  • Total pages : 770
  • ISBN : 0123849268
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Summary : The dramatic increase in all things food in popular and academic fields during the last two decades has generated a diverse and dynamic set of approaches for understanding the complex relationships and interactions that determine how people eat and how diet affects culture. These volumes offer a comprehensive reference for ...