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Author Nichter, Mimi.

Title Fat talk : what girls and their parents say about dieting / Mimi Nichter
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2000


Description 1 online resource (xi, 263 pages)
Contents Introduction: Barbie and beyond -- In the presence of the perfect girl -- Fat talk -- Are girls really dieting? -- Who will I look like? -- Mothers, daughters, and dieting -- Looking good among African-American girls -- What we can do
Summary Surveys show that half of American teen-aged girls are dieting and many are at risk from eating disorders. This text examines differences between the black and white subjects interviewed and the issues that mothers face in raising healthy daughters
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-251) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Teenage girls -- Nutrition.
Reducing diets.
Obesity in adolescence.
Body image in adolescence.
Diet in disease.
Mother and child.
Teenagers -- Nutrition
Body Image
Diet, Reducing
Adolescent Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Mother-Child Relations
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Weight Loss.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Developmental -- Adolescent.
Mother and child
Diet in disease
Body image in adolescence
Obesity in adolescence
Reducing diets
Teenage girls -- Nutrition
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780674041547