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ERIC Number: EJ424082
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0748-9633
Treatment of Body Image Dissatisfaction among Women with Bulimia Nervosa.
Brouwers, Mariette
Journal of Counseling and Development, v69 n2 p144-47 Nov-Dec 1990
Sees body image dissatisfaction as contributing to development and maintenance of bulimia nervosa and bulimic's desire for thinness breeding low self-esteem, feelings of inadequacy, and resistance to recovery. Offers treatment suggestions for body image dissatisfaction as it relates to bulimia. Advises counselors to be satisfied with their own bodies and cognizant of sociocultural dictates demanding thinness for women. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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