Hidden Faces of Eating Disorders and Body Image, The

Artists: 
Reel, Justine & Beals, Katherine
ISBN: 
978-0883148259
Publisher: 
Amer Alliance for Health Physical
Dated: 
2009
Price: 
$25.00
Comments: 
The Hidden Faces of Eating Disorders and Body Image strives to obliterate stereotypes that suggest only young, White affluentfemales have eating disorders. Research about body image and eating disturbances across social categories is reported and case illustrations are presented. This book seeks to explore diverse populations to better understand the person behind the stereotypical group. Studies that provide a wider representation of gender, social class, race/ethnicity, religion and other social categories are provided within these chapters so that the reader can better understand the complexity associated with helping diverse populations. A clinical perspective is offered for dealing with clients who fit a particular social category, so that helping professionals can demonstrate cultural sensitivity about a group's unique concerns