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Focusing on the PositiveAn Introduction to the Volume

Focusing on the Positive: An Introduction to the Volume  

Tracy L. Tylka and Niva Piran  (ed.)

in Handbook of Positive Body Image and Embodiment: Constructs, Protective Factors, and Interventions

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2019
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2019
eISBN: 
9780190841904
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190841874.003.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190841874
Disorder: 
Eating Disorders, Mood Disorders
This volume provides a state-of-the-art, comprehensive, research-based resource that addresses the breadth of innovative theoretical concepts and related practice in positive ways of living ... More
Body Image Flexibility

Body Image Flexibility  

Emily K. Sandoz, Jennifer B. Webb, Courtney B. Rogers, and Emily Squyres

in Handbook of Positive Body Image and Embodiment: Constructs, Protective Factors, and Interventions

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Mar 2019
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Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2019
eISBN: 
9780190841904
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190841874.003.0005
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190841874
Disorder: 
Eating Disorders, Mood Disorders
As part of a growing movement to emphasize the positive aspects of body image, an increasing amount of research has been devoted to the study of body image flexibility. By definition, this ... More
Acceptance, Activism, and Freedom from BullyingThe Online Context

Acceptance, Activism, and Freedom from Bullying: The Online Context  

Ann Frisén, Kristina Holmqvist Gattario, and Sofia Berne

in Handbook of Positive Body Image and Embodiment: Constructs, Protective Factors, and Interventions

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Mar 2019
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2019
eISBN: 
9780190841904
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190841874.003.0024
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190841874
Disorder: 
Eating Disorders, Mood Disorders
The Internet and especially social networking sites provide potent contexts for the formation of individuals’ views of their bodies and appearance. So far, however, research has almost ... More
Public Health Interventions to Facilitate Positive EmbodimentImplementation and Future Directions

Public Health Interventions to Facilitate Positive Embodiment: Implementation and Future Directions  

Rachel F. Rodgers, Debra L. Franko, and Alice S. Lowy

in Handbook of Positive Body Image and Embodiment: Constructs, Protective Factors, and Interventions

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Mar 2019
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Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2019
eISBN: 
9780190841904
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190841874.003.0037
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190841874
Disorder: 
Eating Disorders, Mood Disorders
Public health approaches constitute a potentially powerful avenue for universal prevention and efforts to promote positive embodiment and body image. A small number of public health ... More
Media Literacy Interventions to Facilitate Positive Body Image and Embodiment

Media Literacy Interventions to Facilitate Positive Body Image and Embodiment  

Simon Wilksch

in Handbook of Positive Body Image and Embodiment: Constructs, Protective Factors, and Interventions

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Mar 2019
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Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2019
eISBN: 
9780190841904
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190841874.003.0035
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190841874
Disorder: 
Eating Disorders, Mood Disorders
This chapter explores the media literacy approach to body image and eating disorder risk reduction through a positive body image and embodiment lens. While most media literacy research in ... More
Positive Body Image in People Living with Visible Differences

Positive Body Image in People Living with Visible Differences  

Diana Harcourt and Heidi Williamson

in Handbook of Positive Body Image and Embodiment: Constructs, Protective Factors, and Interventions

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Mar 2019
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Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2019
eISBN: 
9780190841904
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190841874.003.0025
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190841874
Disorder: 
Eating Disorders, Mood Disorders
Despite a growing body of literature exploring the challenges of having an appearance that is unusual or different from the norm, there has been a relative dearth of research into positive ... More
Emotion-Focused Therapy to Facilitate Positive Body Image and Embodiment

Emotion-Focused Therapy to Facilitate Positive Body Image and Embodiment  

Iryna Ivanova

in Handbook of Positive Body Image and Embodiment: Constructs, Protective Factors, and Interventions

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Mar 2019
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2019
eISBN: 
9780190841904
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190841874.003.0027
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190841874
Disorder: 
Eating Disorders, Mood Disorders
This chapter describes the application of emotion-focused therapy (EFT) in enhancing embodiment and positive body image in individuals with eating disorders and body dissatisfaction. It ... More
Promoting a Resistant Stance Toward Media Images

Promoting a Resistant Stance Toward Media Images  

Janet M. Liechty

in Handbook of Positive Body Image and Embodiment: Constructs, Protective Factors, and Interventions

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Mar 2019
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2019
eISBN: 
9780190841904
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190841874.003.0020
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190841874
Disorder: 
Eating Disorders, Mood Disorders
Mass media images both reflect and transmit sociocultural norms and stereotypes about the body, such as appearance standards;, and skills of resistance are needed to counteract adverse ... More
Negotiating Gender Roles to Enact Body Appreciation and Positive Embodiment

Negotiating Gender Roles to Enact Body Appreciation and Positive Embodiment  

Sarah K. Murnen and Linda Smolak

in Handbook of Positive Body Image and Embodiment: Constructs, Protective Factors, and Interventions

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Mar 2019
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2019
eISBN: 
9780190841904
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190841874.003.0016
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190841874
Disorder: 
Eating Disorders, Mood Disorders
In American culture, men experience greater body appreciation and less body dissatisfaction than women. To help explain these findings, this chapter examines theory and data concerning the ... More
Body Appreciation

Body Appreciation  

Tracy L. Tylka

in Handbook of Positive Body Image and Embodiment: Constructs, Protective Factors, and Interventions

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Mar 2019
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Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2019
eISBN: 
9780190841904
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190841874.003.0003
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190841874
Disorder: 
Eating Disorders, Mood Disorders
This chapter reviews body appreciation, which involves holding favorable opinions of the body regardless of actual physical appearance, accepting the body despite perceived imperfections, ... More
Environments that Cultivate Positive Embodiment Through Mindful Movement

Environments that Cultivate Positive Embodiment Through Mindful Movement  

Christy Greenleaf and Caitlyn Hauff

in Handbook of Positive Body Image and Embodiment: Constructs, Protective Factors, and Interventions

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Mar 2019
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2019
eISBN: 
9780190841904
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190841874.003.0012
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190841874
Disorder: 
Eating Disorders, Mood Disorders
While exercise is often thought of as a means to maintain and improve the body, there is potential to revolutionize the exercise experience as one that supports embodiment and mindful ... More
Mindfulness Training to Facilitate Positive Body Image and Embodiment

Mindfulness Training to Facilitate Positive Body Image and Embodiment  

Melissa J. Atkinson and Tracey D. Wade

in Handbook of Positive Body Image and Embodiment: Constructs, Protective Factors, and Interventions

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2019
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2019
eISBN: 
9780190841904
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190841874.003.0030
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190841874
Disorder: 
Eating Disorders, Mood Disorders
Mindfulness—the nonjudgmental awareness and acceptance of present moment experience—is cultivated through formal and informal experiential exercises and has received support as an effective ... More
Cognitive Dissonance–Based Interventions to Facilitate Positive Body Image and Embodiment

Cognitive Dissonance–Based Interventions to Facilitate Positive Body Image and Embodiment  

Emma Halliwell and Phillippa C. Diedrichs

in Handbook of Positive Body Image and Embodiment: Constructs, Protective Factors, and Interventions

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2019
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2019
eISBN: 
9780190841904
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190841874.003.0034
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190841874
Disorder: 
Eating Disorders, Mood Disorders
Cognitive dissonance–based interventions (CDIs) emerge in meta-analyses as the most effective selective eating disorder prevention and body acceptance programs. This chapter examines ... More
Relationships that Cultivate Positive Body Image Through Body Acceptance

Relationships that Cultivate Positive Body Image Through Body Acceptance  

Marika Tiggemann

in Handbook of Positive Body Image and Embodiment: Constructs, Protective Factors, and Interventions

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Mar 2019
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2019
eISBN: 
9780190841904
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190841874.003.0021
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190841874
Disorder: 
Eating Disorders, Mood Disorders
This chapter sets out to review the research and theory on body acceptance by significant others as an interpersonal factor promoting positive body image. Overall, the review finds that ... More
The Experience of Embodiment ConstructReflecting the Quality of Embodied Lives

The Experience of Embodiment Construct: Reflecting the Quality of Embodied Lives  

Niva Piran (eds)

in Handbook of Positive Body Image and Embodiment: Constructs, Protective Factors, and Interventions

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2019
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2019
eISBN: 
9780190841904
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190841874.003.0002
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190841874
Disorder: 
Eating Disorders, Mood Disorders
Embodiment captures a breadth of phenomena and reflects, concurrently, the lived-in experiences of inhabiting the body and the meaningful dialogical relationships between the body and the ... More
Body Functionality

Body Functionality  

Jessica M. Alleva and Carolien Martijn

in Handbook of Positive Body Image and Embodiment: Constructs, Protective Factors, and Interventions

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Mar 2019
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2019
eISBN: 
9780190841904
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190841874.003.0004
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190841874
Disorder: 
Eating Disorders, Mood Disorders
This chapter concerns body functionality: everything that the body can do, encompassing body functions related to (a) physical capacities (e.g., flexibility), (b) internal processes (e.g., ... More
Resisting Restrictive Feminine Molds and Promoting Embodied Well-Being Among Breast Cancer Survivors

Resisting Restrictive Feminine Molds and Promoting Embodied Well-Being Among Breast Cancer Survivors  

Lianne Trachtenberg and Niva Piran  (ed.)

in Handbook of Positive Body Image and Embodiment: Constructs, Protective Factors, and Interventions

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Mar 2019
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2019
eISBN: 
9780190841904
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190841874.003.0017
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190841874
Disorder: 
Eating Disorders, Mood Disorders
This chapter explores the resistance to restrictive feminine molds as a protective factor that facilitates positive embodiment among young breast cancer survivors. The chapter reviews the ... More
Feminist and Social Justice–Informed Approaches Toward the Enhancement of Positive Embodiment

Feminist and Social Justice–Informed Approaches Toward the Enhancement of Positive Embodiment  

Niva Piran (eds)

in Handbook of Positive Body Image and Embodiment: Constructs, Protective Factors, and Interventions

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2019
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2019
eISBN: 
9780190841904
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190841874.003.0036
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190841874
Disorder: 
Eating Disorders, Mood Disorders
While feminist and social justice perspectives suggest that positive body-anchored experiences are centrally linked to social equity and power, this lens has not been widely embraced within ... More
Black Women’s Positive Embodiment in the Face of Race × Gender Oppression

Black Women’s Positive Embodiment in the Face of Race × Gender Oppression  

NiCole T. Buchanan, Isis H. Settles, and Krystle C. Woods

in Handbook of Positive Body Image and Embodiment: Constructs, Protective Factors, and Interventions

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2019
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2019
eISBN: 
9780190841904
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190841874.003.0019
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190841874
Disorder: 
Eating Disorders, Mood Disorders
For many Black women, their relationship with their physique is complicated and nuanced by narratives of race, gender, and their intersection. Given this reality, positive embodiment is a ... More
The Practice of YogaCan It Help in Addressing Body Image Concerns and Eating Disorders?

The Practice of Yoga: Can It Help in Addressing Body Image Concerns and Eating Disorders?  

Dianne Neumark-Sztainer

in Handbook of Positive Body Image and Embodiment: Constructs, Protective Factors, and Interventions

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2019
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2019
eISBN: 
9780190841904
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190841874.003.0031
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190841874
Disorder: 
Eating Disorders, Mood Disorders
Body image concerns, disordered eating, and eating disorders are of public health concern, given their high prevalence and adverse health consequences. Yoga may offer a tool for addressing ... More

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