ERIC Number: EJ900471
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 38
Deconstructing the Mirror's Reflection: Narrative Therapy Groups for Women Dissatisfied with Their Body
Duba, Jill D.; Kindsvatter, Aaron; Priddy, Constance J.
ADULTSPAN Journal, v9 n2 p103-116 Fall 2010
Women facing middle age and beyond are pressured by a cultural ideal of slimness. The authors review literature pertaining to the factors affecting the societal perceptions of body image and address relevant counseling interventions, specifically, group therapy based on narrative theory, that are aimed at this population.
Descriptors: Females, Self Concept, Adults, Group Therapy, Human Body, Personal Narratives, Intervention
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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