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The Body Image Book for Girls: Love Yourself and Grow Up Fearless

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It is worrying to think that most girls feel dissatisfied with their bodies, and that this can lead to serious problems including depression and eating disorders. Can some of those body image worries be eased? Body image expert and psychology professor Dr Charlotte Markey helps girls aged 9-15 to understand, accept, and appreciate their bodies. She provides all the facts o ...more
Paperback, 228 pages
Published September 10th 2020 by Cambridge University Press
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Becki
Sep 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
With chapter headings like ‘Love your body,’ ‘Keep food fun,’ ‘Self-care,’ and ‘Be the Change,’ this book gives some great guidance for a happy life. What amazing lessons for human beings—especially pre-teen and teenage girls!

This book really covers all the bases. In addition to graphic illustrations to show a girl what her anatomy usually looks like and what to expect during puberty for body changes, the author goes on to talk about how all these changes can make a girl feel. The book isn’t jus
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Barbara Band
Jul 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Written by Charlotte Markey, a world-leading expert in body image research, this is a fantastic book that covers a huge range of information and issues around body image and girls. It's ten chapters explore puberty and your changing body, body positivity, body image and the media, basic nutritional science, healthy eating habits, physical activity and self-care. The text is accessible and informative without being "preachy" and there is good use of sub-headings, colour and illustrations with Q&A ...more
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I would definitely have given this to my own daughters to read, but I am not willing to hand to OTHER people's daughters.

A lot of information that is all on trend with topics of anxiety, self care, etc. as well as body positivity.
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Charlotte N. Markey, Ph.D. is a professor of psychology at Rutgers University at Camden.

She received her doctorate from the University of California at Riverside in health and developmental psychology, with a focus on eating behaviors and body image.

She has been conducting research on eating, dieting, body image, and obesity risk for over 15 years.

Dr. Markey has published over fifty book chapters
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