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2012 - AWP Annual Conference Pages: unavailable || Words: 300 words || 
1. Mizevich, Jane. and Piran, Niva. "Engaging in emotional and physical self care as a way of resisting the thin ideal" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the AWP Annual Conference, Palm Springs Hilton, Palm Springs, CA, Mar 08, 2012 Online <PDF>. 2019-09-19 <>
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Abstract: This presentation examines factors that help women resist the pressure to be thin. Emotional and physical self care strategies of women with positive body image are discussed, including engagement in positive ‘self talk,' avoidance of people and activities that make one self conscious, and prioritizing comfort and health over appearance.

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