Recent surveys suggest that nearly half of women and a quarter of men in the U.S. dislike their looks. For some, a negative body image is a minor concern. For others, their discontent is a consuming disturbance that keeps them caught in a vicious cycle of unhappiness and dissatisfaction. This workbook offers a clinically tested program that helps readers transform their relationship with their bodies. Making extensive use of user-friendly helpsheets , the author shows how to evaluate a negative body image; change self-defeating private body talk' defensive maneuvers, and appearance- preoccupied rituals; and create a more pleasurable, affirming relationship with their appearance.
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