The term, "body image," refers to the way a person perceives and feels about his or her own body. Use the following sources to learn more about the sociological and mental health aspects of body image.
Provides detailed information on mental disorders and conditions. Also features entries for prescription, alternative, and over-the-counter drugs, as well as the various therapies used to treat mental disorders.
Addresses issues of sex and gender at the personal and the social level; examines issues of identity, status, class, ethnicity, race, and nation; of sexuality and the body; of social institutions and the structures of representation.
This handbook probes questions of culture, gender, health, and disorder; and present evidence-based assessment, treatment, and prevention approaches for the full range of body image concerns. To login to CARLI, choose the University of Illinois, then enter your NetID and password.