Tightly edited by Cash (psychology, Old Dominion U.) and Smolak (psychology, Kenyon College) to cross-reference each other, the essays are organized into nine major sections that cover conceptual foundations, developmental perspectives, assessment considerations and methods, cultural differences, disorders and other medical contexts, elective and non-elective body alteration
, psychosocial interventions for pathological body-images, and the future of body-image science.
This may explain why this practice of body alteration
has been only briefly mentioned in the literature and rarely studied in its own right.
Taken together, the work of these researchers indicates to us that identifying a client's self-harming behaviors, distinguishing these behaviors from body alteration
for purposes of self-expression, and assessing a student's attachment styles and methods of managing their affect should all be part of the counseling center client evaluation process.
For Balsamo, this "razorgirl" with her "implanted mirrorshades" is an example of female body alteration
put to subversive ends.
genetics reportd that disrupting one of the front-end fruit fly genes caused a body alteration
worthy of a sci-fi movie: Instead of antennae, legs grew from the fly's head.
Jennifer's body alterations
turned to an obsession after her partner wished on his deathbed that she looked more like a Barbie Doll.
It had only minor body alterations
with light configurations being the most likely upgrade.
The prevalence of body alterations
with PLHA found in literature is varied as there is no consensus about the definition of HALS adopted by researchers, resulting in different adopted definitions and making it difficult to compare data.
BODY SHOCKERS: NIPS, TUCKS AND TATTOOS C4 10pm Katie Piper meets people who are planning major body alterations
, and others who've had them and regret it.
While the standard anthropometric methods incorporated in medical practice are beneficial, the need to identify whole body alterations
persists as people age.
2,000 TATTOOS, 40 PIERCINGS AND A PICKLED EAR Channel 5, 10pm Documentary about three people who have transformed themselves from head to toe with an array of tattoos, piercings and body alterations
, looking at the effect it has on their personal and social lives.