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AdiosBarbie.com Open in a new browser window
   Articles, features, news and polls on a variety of body image topics.
   http://www.adiosbarbie.com/
Bella Online: Body Image Open in a new browser window
   Articles and forum devoted to improving self-esteem by developing a better body image.
   http://bodyimage.bellaonline.com
Body Image Health Open in a new browser window
   Promoting healthy body image attitudes. Preventing eating and weight concerns.
   http://www.bodyimagehealth.org
Body Positive Open in a new browser window
   Features articles, forums, psychological exercises, activism ideas, and resources.
   http://www.bodypositive.com/
Chronic Illness and Body Image Open in a new browser window
   An article from Rest Ministries on negative body image in people with chronic illness, and its psychological effects.
   http://www.restministries.org/art-bodyimage.htm
Cognitive Behavior Therapy as a Treatment for Body Image Dissatisfaction Open in a new browser window
   Brief overview of a report by Vanderbilt University's psychology department, exploring cognitive behavior therapy as treatment for body image disatisfaction.
   http://www.vanderbilt.edu/AnS/psychology/health_psychology/BI_Therapy.htm
Council on Size and Weight Discrimination Open in a new browser window
   Articles, links and resources on discrimination and media images, with information about how to become a media-watch volunteer.
   http://www.cswd.org/
Does Your Daughter Have a Positive Body Image? Open in a new browser window
   Teenage girls tend to struggle with body image in far greater numbers than boys.
   http://parentingteens.about.com/cs/bodyimage/a/bodyimage5.htm
I Am Beautiful Open in a new browser window
   Aiming to promote self-esteem through self-discovery. Includes excerpts and ordering for the book and video, resources including a quiz, messageboard and links.
   http://www.iambeautiful.com
Male Body Image Open in a new browser window
   Brief article examining the idea of male bodily perfection.
   http://www.infoplease.com/spot/mbi2.html
Mirror, Mirror Open in a new browser window
   From the Social Issues Research Center, a summary of findings on body image.
   http://www.sirc.org/publik/mirror.html
My Flatsy Forum Open in a new browser window
   Support forum for flat-chested women.
   http://www.alexandra-aaa.com/forums/
NPR : Beauty Series, Part 1: Setting the Beauty Agenda Open in a new browser window
   NPR's Susan Stamberg talks with Linda Wells, editor of Allure magazine about the magazine, its coverage of beauty issues, and how it chooses what goes on the cover. [6:10 Realaudio broadcast]
   http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=1958117
NPR : Beauty Series, Part 2: Pitching Beauty to Teens Open in a new browser window
   Jean Kilbourne, author of Can't Buy My Love -- How Advertising Changes the Way We Think and Feel, says the media have created an ideal of beauty for young girls that is dangerously unachievable. Kilbourne speaks with NPR's Susan Stamberg in the second in
   http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=1968820
Psychology: Body Image Open in a new browser window
   Information on a collection of documentary films and videos on body image, primarily for educational use from Film Makers Libraries.
   http://www.filmakers.com/PSYCHO.html#body
Short Persons Support Open in a new browser window
   Provides support and reference material to persons of short stature and creates a forum to teach people about the social issues of being short.
   http://www.shortsupport.org
Small Step Open in a new browser window
   Stories, newsletter, tips and recipes geared to helping people manage their weight and body image.
   http://www.smallstep.gov/
The Body Burden - Living in the Shadow of Barbie Open in a new browser window
   Information about and reviews of the book by Stacey Handler, granddaughter of the woman who created the Barbie doll, in which she openly discloses her own battle with her body image.
   http://www.bodyburden.com
The Cincinnati Post: Better Dead than Fat Open in a new browser window
   Short article about poll findings that women would choose weight loss over longevity.
   http://www.cincypost.com/2001/jun/19/ellen061901.html
The Psychology of Ideal Body Image Open in a new browser window
   Article by Barbara A. Cohen, Ph.D. examining the psychology of the idealized body.
   http://www.healingthehumanspirit.com/pages/body_img.htm
Tit 4 Tat Open in a new browser window
   Where attitude and apparel intersect. Library of articles and links.
   http://www.tit4tat.net
bOObs: A Guide to Your Girls Open in a new browser window
   Celebrate your breasts: health and cancer issues to breastfeeding and cosmetic surgery.
   http://booksonboobs.com

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