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Dr. Judith Rodin Discusses Body Image.

Founder of the Eating Disorders Clinic at Yale University, Dr. Judith Rodin. She's written a new book about the distorted body images that many women have of themselves, "Body Traps: Breaking the Binds that Keep You From Feeling Good About Your Body," (William Morrow & Co.).


Body Image and the Demand to Be Attractive

Sociologist Barry Glassner's new book Bodies explores the pressures Americans face to conform to particular standards of health and beauty. He says this cultural expectation -- which even extends to the workplace -- has led to a proliferation of diet and exercise programs, which most participants are doomed to fail.

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