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Women Afraid to Eat: Breaking Free in Today's Weight-Obsessed World

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Designed to challenge America’s growing obsession with thinness, this book reveals the profound mental and physical effects on women struggling with their weight. It examines the way weight obsession consumes women, shatters lives, and even kills. Documented are four major weight and eating problems—eating disorders, dysfunctional eating, size prejudice, and overweight. A warning call to health professionals, families, and leaders, it gives clear guidelines on how women can bring about meaningful change in their lives to improve health and well-being.

Synopsis:

Designed to challenge America's obsession with thinness, this book reveals the profound mental and physical effects on women struggling with their weight.

About the Author

Frances M. Berg is the editor of Healthy Weight Journal, a licensed nutritionist, and adjunct professor at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine. She lives in Hettinger, North Dakota.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780918532626
Subtitle:
Breaking Free in Todays Weight-Obsessed World
Other:
Berg, Frances M.
Author:
Berg, Frances M.
Author:
Rosencrans, Kendra
Publisher:
Healthy Weight Publishing Network
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Weight Loss
Subject:
Eating Disorders
Subject:
Obesity
Subject:
Self-acceptance
Subject:
Psychopathology - Eating Disorders
Subject:
Personal Growth - General
Subject:
Eating Disorders - General
Subject:
Women's Health.
Series:
Afraid to Eat Series
Publication Date:
October 1999
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.99x6.02x.83 in. 1.13 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Feminist Studies » Body Image

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