Leading researchers in acceptance and commitment therapy suggest to readers struggling with anorexia that strategies to control their disorder are themselves problems. Instead, they use the techniques of acceptance and commitment therapy to teach how better to cope with out-of-control emotions and thoughts.
Today's food and weight dilemma -- The appetite awareness training solution -- Disordered eating or eating disorder? -- Discover your stomach signals -- Take back your power -- Reduce binges to mere overeating -- Effective emotional eating -- Food awareness training -- Self-coaching for life -- Leaving the maze of disordered eating.
Audience: Grades 7+. Program designed to separate media hype from reality, to help young people make the right choices. Teens share feelings and beliefs about their own bodies. Topics include eating disorders, steroids, self-esteem.
Audience: High school students. Explores some of the issues facing young men today as they struggle to define themselves amidst the flood of media-tenerated images of male physical perfection. Young patients grapple with problems such as steroid abuse, eating disorders, exercise addiction.
Audience: High school students. Teenage girls (and some boys) from diverse ethnic backgrounds, and a range of socio-economic status and body sizes discuss the media : societal pressures to have a certain body size. They also discuss eating disorders, exercising, dieting.