Body image: self-help books

Overcoming Body Image Problems
Author David Veale, 2009

'Clear, easy to understand. This book provides a comprehensive overview of body image problems, from causes to maintaining factors. It outlines the Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) approach to overcoming these issues'.

Suitable for Carers
Review:
 This book provides a comprehensive overview of body image problems, from how they are developed, to ways in which they are maintained or overcome. The writing style is clear and easy to understand and accompanied by useful diagrams which aid the reader in understanding the information given. The book takes a cognitive behavioural approach to overcoming body image problems, and various exercise sheets are included which allow the reader to document their own progress as they work through the book. This book is recommend for anyone who would like to better understand the causes and maintaining factors involved in body image problems and use Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) techniques to overcome them.