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Body-Image: A source of Low Self-esteem in Adolescents

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Agnes, M. (Ed.)(2002). Webster’s New World College

      Dictionary (4th ed.). Cleveland, Ohio: Wiley Publishing, 

      Inc.

Gr°holt, Berit; Ekeberg, ěivind Wichstr°m, Lars Haldorsen,

      Tar (2005). Suicidal and Nonsuicidal Adolescents:

      Different Factors Contribute to Self-Esteem. Suicide and 

      Life: October, Vol 35 (5), p. 525-535.   

Morrison, Todd G; Kalin, Rudolf; Morrison, Melanie (2204).

      Body-Image Evaluation and Body-Image Investment

      among Adolescents; A Test of Sociocultural and Social

      Comparison Theories. Adolescence: Vol. 39(155), 571-

      592.

National Association of Social Workers (2001). Adolescent

      Girls and Body Image.Vol. 2 (4). Retrieved December 30,

      2006 from www.socialworkers.com.

Paxton, S. Neumark, D. Hannah, P. Eisenber, M (2006). Body

      Dissatisfaction Prospectively Predicts Depressive Mood

      and Low Self-Esteem in Adolescent Girls and Boys.

      Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology:

      November; Vol 45 (4), p539-549.

Rubin, Allen. Babbie, Earl (2005). Research Methods for

      Social Work. Brooks/Cole.Belmont, CA.

Santrock, John W. (2007). Adolescence, 11th Ed., Exploring  

      Adolescent Problems,McGraw Hill  Publishers. 

      New York, NY.

Siqueira, Lorena MD. Diaz, Angela MD (2004). Fostering

      Resilience in Adolescent Females. Mount Sinai Journal 

      of Medicine: Vol. 7 (3), 148-154.

Toseland, Ronald. Rivas, Robert (2005). An Introduction to

      Group Work Practice.  Pearson Education, Inc. Boston

      MA.

 

 

 

Links

Body Image and Adolescents

Female Adolescent Body Image

Keep Kids Healthy

Mass General Hospital for children

Hotlines

Adolescent Crisis Intervention & Counseling Nineline
1-800-999-9999

Eating Disorders Awareness and Prevention
1-800-931-2237 (Hours: 8am-noon daily, PT)

Eating Disorders Center
1-888-236-1188

Suicide & Crisis Hotline
1-800-999-9999

Suicide Hotline - (National Adolescent)
800-621-4000

Teen Helpline
1-800-400-0900

TeenLine
1-800-522-8336

Teen Runaway Hotline
1-800-621-4000

Youth Crisis Hotline
1-800-448-4663
1-800-422-0009