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  • Brennan, Maggie A., Christopher E. Lalonde, and Jody L. Bain. “Body Image Perceptions: Do Gender Differences Exist?” Psi Chi Journal of Undergraduate Research. 15.3 (2010): 130-138. PDF file.
  • Hargreaves, Duane A., and Marika Tiggemann. “‘Body Image is for Girls’ A Qualitative Study of Boys’ Body Image.” Journal of Health Psychology 11.4 (2006): 567-576. SAGE Premier 2013. PDF file. 23 June 2015.
  • Leone, James E., Joyce V. Fetro, Mark Kittleson, Kathleen J. Welshimer, Julie A. Partridge, and Stacia L. Robertson. “Predictors of Adolescent Male Body Image Dissatisfaction: Implications for Negative Health Practices and Consequences for School Health from a Regionally Representative Sample.” Journal of School Health 81.4 (2011): 174-184. EBSCOhost. PDF file. 23 June 2015.
  • Ridgeway, Rebekah T., and Tracy L. Tylka. “College Men’s Perceptions of Ideal Body Composition and Shape.” Psychology of Men & Masculinity 6.3 (2005): 209-220. EBSCOhost PsychARTICLES. PDF file. 27 June 2015.

Eating Disorders

          Anorexia Nervosa (AN)

  • Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders, 4th ed: DSM-IV. Washington, D.C. American Psychiatric Association Press.
  • “American Public Opinion on Eating Disorders: A Poll Conducted on Behalf of the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA),” GMI Inc., March 2005.
  • Becker, A.E., Grinspoon, S.K., Klibanski, A., & Herzog, D.B. (1999).  Eating disorders. The New England Journal of Medicine, 340(14), 1092-98.
  • Bulik, C.M., Devlin, B., Bacanu, S., Thorton, L., Klump, K.L., Fichter, M.M. & et al. (2001). Significant linkage on chromosome 10p in families with bulimia nervosa. American Journal of Human Genetics, 72, 200-207.
  • Fairburn, C.G. & Harrison, P.J. (2003). Eating disorders. The Lancet, 361, 407-416.
  • Franko, D.L. & Keel, P.K. (2006). Suicidality in eating disorders: Occurrence, correlates, and clinical implications.  Clinical Psychology Review, 26, 769-782.
  • Grice, D.E., Halmi, K.A., Fichter, M.M., Strober, M., Woodside, D.B., Treasure, J.T. & et al. (2002).  Evidence for a susceptibility gene for anorexia nervosa on chromosome 1.  American Journal of Human Genetics, 70, 787-92.
  • James I. Hudson, Eva Hiripi, Jr., Harrison G. Pope, and Ronald C. Kessler (2007) "The Prevalence and Correlates of Eating Disorders in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication," Biological Psychiatry, February, pp. 348-358.
  • Keel, P.K. (2005). Eating Disorders. Upper River Saddle: Pearson Prentice Hall.
  • Mitchell, J.E., Pomeroy, C., Adson, D.E.  (1997).  Managing medical complications.  In Garner, D.M. & Garfinkel, P.E. (Eds.), Handbook of Treatment for Eating Disorders (2nd ed.; pp. 383-393).  New York, NY: Guilford Press.
  • NEDA (2006)  “NEDA college poll finds nearly 20% have struggled with eating disorder,” press release accessed at http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/.
  • Steinhausen, H. (2002). The outcome of Anorexia Nervosa in the 20th century. American Journal of Psychiatry, 159(8), 1284-1293.
  • Striegel-Moore, R.H. & Bulik, C.M. (2007).  Risk factors for eating disorders. American Psychologist, 62(3), 181-198.
  • Wilson, G.T., Grilo, C.M., & Vitousek, K.M. (2007).  Psychological treatment of eating disorders.  American Psychologist, 62(3), 199-216.

          Bulimia Nervosa

  • Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders, 4th ed: DSM-IV. Washington, D.C. American Psychiatric Association Press.
  • “American Public Opinion on Eating Disorders: A Poll Conducted on Behalf of the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA),” GMI Inc., March 2005.
  • Becker, A.E., Grinspoon, S.K., Klibanski, A., & Herzog, D.B. (1999).  Eating disorders. The New England Journal of Medicine, 340(14), 1092-98.
  • Bulik, C.M., Devlin, B., Bacanu, S., Thorton, L., Klump, K.L., Fichter, M.M. & et al. (2001). Significant linkage on chromosome 10p in families with bulimia nervosa. American Journal of Human Genetics, 72, 200-207.
  • Fairburn, C.G. & Harrison, P.J. (2003). Eating disorders. The Lancet, 361, 407-416.
  • Franko, D.L. & Keel, P.K. (2006). Suicidality in eating disorders: Occurrence, correlates, and clinical implications.  Clinical Psychology Review, 26, 769-782.
  • Grice, D.E., Halmi, K.A., Fichter, M.M., Strober, M., Woodside, D.B., Treasure, J.T. & et al. (2002).  Evidence for a susceptibility gene for anorexia nervosa on chromosome 1.  American Journal of Human Genetics, 70, 787-92.
  • James I. Hudson, Eva Hiripi, Jr., Harrison G. Pope, and Ronald C. Kessler (2007) "The Prevalence and Correlates of Eating Disorders in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication," Biological Psychiatry, February, pp. 348-358.
  • Keel, P.K. (2005). Eating Disorders. Upper River Saddle: Pearson Prentice Hall.
  • Mitchell, J.E., Pomeroy, C., Adson, D.E.  (1997).  Managing medical complications.  In Garner, D.M. & Garfinkel, P.E. (Eds.), Handbook of Treatment for Eating Disorders (2nd ed.; pp. 383-393).  New York, NY: Guilford Press.
  • NEDA (2006)  “NEDA college poll finds nearly 20% have struggled with eating disorder,” press release accessed at http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/.
  • Steinhausen, H. (2002). The outcome of Anorexia Nervosa in the 20th century. American Journal of Psychiatry, 159(8), 1284-1293.
  • Striegel-Moore, R.H. & Bulik, C.M. (2007).  Risk factors for eating disorders. American Psychologist, 62(3), 181-198.
  • Wilson, G.T., Grilo, C.M., & Vitousek, K.M. (2007).  Psychological treatment of eating disorders.  American Psychologist, 62(3), 199-216.

          Binge-Eating Disorder

  • Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders, 4th ed: DSM-IV. Washington, D.C. American Psychiatric Association Press.
  • “American Public Opinion on Eating Disorders: A Poll Conducted on Behalf of the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA),” GMI Inc., March 2005.
  • Becker, A.E., Grinspoon, S.K., Klibanski, A., & Herzog, D.B. (1999).  Eating disorders. The New England Journal of Medicine, 340(14), 1092-98.
  • Bulik, C.M., Devlin, B., Bacanu, S., Thorton, L., Klump, K.L., Fichter, M.M. & et al. (2001). Significant linkage on chromosome 10p in families with bulimia nervosa. American Journal of Human Genetics, 72, 200-207.
  • Fairburn, C.G. & Harrison, P.J. (2003). Eating disorders. The Lancet, 361, 407-416.
  • Franko, D.L. & Keel, P.K. (2006). Suicidality in eating disorders: Occurrence, correlates, and clinical implications.  Clinical Psychology Review, 26, 769-782.
  • Grice, D.E., Halmi, K.A., Fichter, M.M., Strober, M., Woodside, D.B., Treasure, J.T. & et al. (2002).  Evidence for a susceptibility gene for anorexia nervosa on chromosome 1.  American Journal of Human Genetics, 70, 787-92.
  • James I. Hudson, Eva Hiripi, Jr., Harrison G. Pope, and Ronald C. Kessler (2007) "The Prevalence and Correlates of Eating Disorders in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication," Biological Psychiatry, February, pp. 348-358.
  • Keel, P.K. (2005). Eating Disorders. Upper River Saddle: Pearson Prentice Hall.
  • Mitchell, J.E., Pomeroy, C., Adson, D.E.  (1997).  Managing medical complications.  In Garner, D.M. & Garfinkel, P.E. (Eds.), Handbook of Treatment for Eating Disorders (2nd ed.; pp. 383-393).  New York, NY: Guilford Press.
  • NEDA (2006)  “NEDA college poll finds nearly 20% have struggled with eating disorder,” press release accessed at http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/.
  • Steinhausen, H. (2002). The outcome of Anorexia Nervosa in the 20th century. American Journal of Psychiatry, 159(8), 1284-1293.
  • Striegel-Moore, R.H. & Bulik, C.M. (2007).  Risk factors for eating disorders. American Psychologist, 62(3), 181-198.
  • Wilson, G.T., Grilo, C.M., & Vitousek, K.M. (2007).  Psychological treatment of eating disorders.  American Psychologist, 62(3), 199-216.

          Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified

  • Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders, 4th ed: DSM-IV. Washington, D.C. American Psychiatric Association Press.
  • “American Public Opinion on Eating Disorders: A Poll Conducted on Behalf of the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA),” GMI Inc., March 2005.
  • Becker, A.E., Grinspoon, S.K., Klibanski, A., & Herzog, D.B. (1999).  Eating disorders. The New England Journal of Medicine, 340(14), 1092-98.
  • Bulik, C.M., Devlin, B., Bacanu, S., Thorton, L., Klump, K.L., Fichter, M.M. & et al. (2001). Significant linkage on chromosome 10p in families with bulimia nervosa. American Journal of Human Genetics, 72, 200-207.
  • Fairburn, C.G. & Harrison, P.J. (2003). Eating disorders. The Lancet, 361, 407-416.
  • Franko, D.L. & Keel, P.K. (2006). Suicidality in eating disorders: Occurrence, correlates, and clinical implications.  Clinical Psychology Review, 26, 769-782.
  • Grice, D.E., Halmi, K.A., Fichter, M.M., Strober, M., Woodside, D.B., Treasure, J.T. & et al. (2002).  Evidence for a susceptibility gene for anorexia nervosa on chromosome 1.  American Journal of Human Genetics, 70, 787-92.
  • James I. Hudson, Eva Hiripi, Jr., Harrison G. Pope, and Ronald C. Kessler (2007) "The Prevalence and Correlates of Eating Disorders in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication," Biological Psychiatry, February, pp. 348-358.
  • Keel, P.K. (2005). Eating Disorders. Upper River Saddle: Pearson Prentice Hall.
  • Mitchell, J.E., Pomeroy, C., Adson, D.E.  (1997).  Managing medical complications.  In Garner, D.M. & Garfinkel, P.E. (Eds.), Handbook of Treatment for Eating Disorders (2nd ed.; pp. 383-393).  New York, NY: Guilford Press.
  • NEDA (2006)  “NEDA college poll finds nearly 20% have struggled with eating disorder,” press release accessed at http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/.
  • Steinhausen, H. (2002). The outcome of Anorexia Nervosa in the 20th century. American Journal of Psychiatry, 159(8), 1284-1293.
  • Striegel-Moore, R.H. & Bulik, C.M. (2007).  Risk factors for eating disorders. American Psychologist, 62(3), 181-198.
  • Wilson, G.T., Grilo, C.M., & Vitousek, K.M. (2007).  Psychological treatment of eating disorders.  American Psychologist, 62(3), 199-216.

Male vs. Female Body Image

  • Brennan, Maggie A., Christopher E. Lalonde, and Jody L. Bain. “Body Image Perceptions: Do Gender Differences Exist?” Psi Chi Journal of Undergraduate Research. 15.3 (2010): 130-138. PDF file.

  • Burlew, Larry D., and W. Matthew Shurts. “Men and Body Image: Current Issues and Counseling Implications.” Journal of Counseling & Development 91.4 (2013): 428-435. EBSCOhost Business Source Elite. PDF file. 8 July 2015.

  • Doyle, David Matthew and Renee Engeln. “Body Size Moderates the Association Between Gay Community Identification and Body Image Disturbance.” Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity 1.3 (2014): 279-284. EBSCOhost PsychARTICLES. PDF file. 28 June 2015.

  • Hargreaves, Duane A., and Marika Tiggemann. “‘Body Image is for Girls’ A Qualitative Study of Boys’ Body Image.” Journal of Health Psychology 11.4 (2006): 567-576. SAGE Premier 2013. PDF file. 23 June 2015.

Male Body Image Overview

  • Barrow, Martin. “Body Image? It’s Not Just a Feminine Issue.” The Times [UK] 17 Jan. 2012: 8-9. Searchasaurus. Web. 10 July 2015.

  • Burlew, Larry D., and W. Matthew Shurts. “Men and Body Image: Current Issues and Counseling Implications.” Journal of Counseling & Development 91.4? (2013): 428-435. EBSCOhost Business Source Elite. PDF file. 8 July 2015.

  • Castonguay, Andree L., Eva Pila, Carsten Wrosch, and Catherine M. Sabiston. “Body-Related Self-Conscious Emotions Relate to Physical Activity Motivation and Behavior in Men.” American Journal of Men’s Health 9.3 (2014): 209-221. SAGE Premier 2013. PDF file. 23 June 2015.

  • Daniel, Samantha, and Sara K. Bridges. “The Relationships Among Body Image, Masculinity, and Sexual Satisfaction in Men.” Psychology of Men & Masculinity 14.4 (2013): 345-351. EBSCOhost. PDF file. 27 June 2015.

  • McFarland, Michael B., and Trent A. Petrie. “Male Body Satisfaction: Factorial and Construct Validity of the Body Parts Satisfaction Scale for Men.” Journal of Counseling Psychology 59.2 (2012): 329-337. EBSCOhost. PDF file. 23 June 2015.

  • Ridgeway, Rebekah T., and Tracy L. Tylka. “College Men’s Perceptions of Ideal Body Composition and Shape.” Psychology of Men & Masculinity 6.3 (2005): 209-220. EBSCOhost PsychARTICLES. PDF file. 27 June 2015.

  • Schooler, Deborah, and L. Monique Ward. “Average Joes: Men’s Relationships with Media, Real Bodies, and Sexuality.” Psychology of Men & Masculinity. 7.1 (2006): 27-41. PDF file.

Boys and Body Image

  • Hargreaves, Duane A., and Marika Tiggemann. “‘Body Image is for Girls’ A Qualitative Study of Boys’ Body Image.” Journal of Health Psychology 11.4 (2006): 567-576. SAGE Premier 2013. PDF file. 23 June 2015.

  • Kadaba, Lini S. “This Halloween, Boys are All Beefcake.” The Philadelphia Inquirer 30 Oct. 2009: n.p. Searchasaurus. Web. 11 July 2015.

  • Lyles, Annmarie A. “How Adolescent Boys Perceive Their Bodies, Body Parts, and Weight: Letting Adolescent Boys’ Voices be Heard.” Overweight and Obesity. Spec. issue of Journal of Pediatric Nursing 29.6 (2014): 555-563. PDF file.

  • Pope,H. G., Phillips, K. A., & Olivardia, R. (2000). The Adonis complex: The secret crisis of male body obsession. New York: Free Press.

Cross-Cultural Perspectives 

  • Becker, A. E. (1995) Body, Self, and Society: The View from Fiji, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.
  • Becker, A. E., Burwell, R. A., Gilman, S. E., Herzog, D. B., & Hamburg, P. (2002) Eating behaviors and attitudes following prolonged exposure to television among ethnic Fijian adolescent girls. British Journal of Psychiatry, Vol. 180, pp. 509-514.
  • Pollock, N. J. (1995) Cultural elaborations of obesity – fattening practices in Pacific societies. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol. 4, pp. 357-360.
  • Sobo, E. J. (1993) The Sweetness of Fat:  Health, Procreation, and Sociability in Rural Jamaica. In Sault, N. (Ed.), Many Mirrors:  Body Image and Social Relations (pp.132-154). New Brunswick, New Jersey

Sex, Sexuality & Body Image

         Intersexuality & Body Image 

  • Chase, C. (1998). Hermaphrodites with attitude; mapping the emergence of intersex political activism. Journal of Lesbian Gay Studies, 189-211.
  • Chase, C. (1997). Hermaphrodites Speak! Rohnert Park: Intersex Society of North America.
  • Diamond, M. (1997). Sexual identity and sexual orientation in children with traumatized or ambiguous genitalia. The Journal of Sex Research, 34, 199-211.
  • Intersex Society of North America. (2008). Intersex society of North America. Retrieved May 8. 2009, from Intersex Society of North America
  • Koyama, E. (2008). Intersex medical treatment and sexual trauma. Intersex Initiative Retrieved May 12, 2008, from Intersex Initiative
  • Preves, S. E. (2002). Sexing the intersexed: an analysis of sociocultural responses to intersexuality. Signs, 27, 523-556.
  • Reddy,G. (2005) With Respect to Sex: Negotiating Hijra Identity in South India. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Turner, S. T. (1999). Intersex identities: locating new intersections of sex and gender. Gender and Society, 13, 457-479.
  • Vilain, E. (2006). Genetics of intersexuality. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Psychotherapy, 10, 9- 26.

         Transsexuality & Body Image

  • Barres, B. (2005). The Hands of God. In D. Rudacille (Ed.), The Riddle of Gender. New York: Pantheon Books.
  • Benjamin, H. (1966). The Transsexual Phenomenon. New York: Julian Press.
  • Brown, M., & Rounsley, C. (1996). True Selves. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers.
  • Bullough, V. (2000). Transgenderism and the Concept of Gender. The International Journal of Transgenderism .
  • Conway, L. (2004). Lynn's Story. Available http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/LynnsStory.html
  • Cram, B. (Director). (1996). You Don't Know Dick: Courageous Hearts of Transsexual Men [Motion Picture].
  • Fausto-Sterling, A. (2000) Sexing the Body: Gender Politics and the Construction of Sexuality. New York: Basic Books.
  • Feinberg, L. (1996). Transgender Warriors. Boston: Beacon Press.
  • Girshick, L. (2008). Transgender Voices. Hanover: University Press of New England.
  • HBIGDA (Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association)(2001). Standards of Care for Gender Identity Disorders, Sixth Version.
  • Heath, R. (2006). The Praeger Handbook of Transsexuality. Westport, Conn: Praeger.
  • Kailey, M. (2005). Just Add Hormones. Boston: Beacon Press.
  • Lorber, J. (1994). Paradoxes of Gender. New Haven: Yale University Press.
  • Mason-Schrock, D. (1996, September). Transsexuals' Narrative Construction of the "True Self". Social Psychology Quarterly , 176-192.
  • McCloskey, D. (1999). Crossing: A Memoir. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Meyerowitz, J. (2002). How Sex Changed: A History of Transsexuality in the United States. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.
  • Reddy, G. (2005) With Respect to Sex: Negotiating Hijra Identity in South India, Chicago, University of Chicago Press.
  • Steiner, B., Blanchard, R., & Zucker, K. (1985). Introduction. In B. Steiner (Ed.), Gender Dysphoria: Development, Research, and Management. New York: Plenum.
  • Stryker, S. (2005). Through Science to Justice. In D. Rudacille (Ed.), The Riddle of Gender. New York: Pantheon Books.
  • Wilson, R. (1996, February 16). Leading Economist Stuns Field by Deciding to Become a Woman. The Chronicle of Higher Education.

         Transvestism & Body Image

  • Bloom, A. (2002). Conservative men in conservative dresses. The Atlantic Monthly, 289(4), 94-102.
  • Brown, J. B. (2001). Doing drag: A visual case study of gender performance and gay masculinities. International Visual Sociology Association, 16(1), 37-54.
  • Docter, R. F., & Prince, V. (1997). Transvestism: A survey of 1032 cross-dressers. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 26(6), 589-605.
  • Garber, M. (1992). Vested Interests: Cross-Dressing & Cultural Anxiety. New York: Routledge.
  • Hopkins, S. J. (2004). “Let the drag race begin”: The rewards of becoming a queen. Journal of Homosexuality, 46(3-4), 135-149.
  • Jacob, J., & Cerny, C. (2004). Radical drag appearances and identity: The embodiment of male femininity and social critique. Clothing and Textiles Research Journal, 22(3), 122-134.
  • Schacht, S. P. (2004). Beyond the boundaries of the classroom: Teaching about gender and sexuality at a drag show. Journal of Homosexuality, 46(3-4), 225-240.
  • Schacht, S. P. (2002). Lesbian drag kings and the feminine embodiment of the masculine. Journal of Homosexuality, 43(3-4), 75-98.
  • Schacht, S. P., & Underwood, L. (2004). The absolutely fabulous but flawlessly customary world of female impersonators. Journal of Homosexuality, 46(3), 1-17.
  • Shapiro, E (2007). Drag kinging and the transformation of gender identities. Gender & Society, 21(2), 250-271.
  • Taylor, V., & Rupp, L. J. (2004). “Chicks with dicks, men in dresses”: What it means to be a drag queen. Journal of Homosexuality, 46(3), 113-133.
  • Tri-Ess Home-Page. 2009.

         Precocious Puberty & Body Image

  • Brody, Jane E. "Personal Heath; Yesterday's Precocious Puberty is Norm Today." New York Times 30 Nov. 1992: 1-2.
  • Brooks-Gunn, Jeanne, and Anne C. Petersen. Girls at Puberty. New York: Plenum P, 1983.
  • Chopak-Foss, Joanne, Bridget F. Melton, and Swati Raychowdhury. "Precocious Puberty in Girls: Implications for Teen Pregnancy Prevention." Georgia Southern University. 2008.
  • Diamond, Erin. Big Feet, Training Bras, and "Going All the Way": Precocious Puberty's Impact on Women's Sexuality. 2009. Paper written for the Midwest Sociological Society Annual Conference, Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Lemonick, Michael D. "Teens Before Their Time." Time 30 Oct. 2000: 1-7.
  • Money, John, and Paul A. Walker. "Psychosexual Development, Maternalism, Nonpromiscuity, and Body Image in 15 Females with Precocious Puberty." Archives of Sexual Behavior 1 (1971): 45-60.
  • Mouidsen, Svend E., and Flemming W. Larson. "Psychological Aspects of Precocious Puberty: An Overview." Acta Paedopsychiatrica 1992 (1992): 45-49.
  • Posner, Rachel B. "Early Menarche: A Review of Research on Trends in Timing, Racial Differences and Psychosocial Consequences." Sex Roles 54 (2006): 315-22.
  • Siegel, Judith M., Antronette K. Yancey, Carlos S. Anerhensel, and Roberleigh Schuler. "Body Image, Perceived Pubertal Timing, and Adolescent Mental Health." Journal of Adolescent Health 25 (1999): 155-65.
  • Talpade, Medha. "African American Child-Women: Nutrition Theory Revisited." Adolescence 41 (2006): 91-101.
  • Talpade, Medha, and Salil Talpade. "Early Puberty in African-American Girls: Nutrition Past and Present." Adolescence 36 (2001): 789-93.
  • Tremblay, Line, and Jean-Yves Frigon. "Precocious Puberty in Adolescent Girls: A Biomarker of Later Psychosocial Adjustment Problems." Child Psychiatry and Human Development 36 (2005): 73-91.

         Infertility & Body Image

  • Abby, A., Andrews, F. M., & Halman, L. J. (1992).  Infertility and subjective well-being:  the mediating roles of self-esteem, internal control, and interpersonal conflict.  Journal of Marriage and the Family, 54, 408-417.
  • Afek, D. (1990).  Sarah and the women's movement:  the experience of infertility. Motherhood:  A Feminist Perspective.  London:  Haworth Press.
  • Buck, G. M., Sever, L. E., Batt, R. E., & Mendola, P. (1997).  Life-style factors and female infertility.  Epidemiology, 8(4), 435-441.
  • Clarke, L. H., Martin-Matthews, A, &  Matthews, R. (2006).  The continuity and discontinuity of the embodied self in infertility.  CRSA/RCSA, 43.1, 95-113.
  • Covington, S. N. & Burns, L. H. (2006).  Infertility Counseling:  A Comprehensive
  • Handbook for Clinicians.  New York, NY:  Cambridge University Press.
  • Davis, D. C. (1987). A Conceptual Framework for Infertility. Journal of Obstetric,Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 16(1), 30-35.
  • Dunkel-Schetter, C. & Lobel, M. (1991). “Psychological Reactions to Infertility.”Infertility: Prospectives from Stress and Coping Research. New York: Plenum Press.
  • Elson, J. (2004). Am I Still a Woman? Hysterectomy and Gender Identity. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.
  • Fjällbrant, B. (1975).  Autoimmune human sperm antibodies and age in males.  Journal of Reproduction and Fertility, 43, 145-148.
  • Griel, A. L. et al. (1990). Sex and intimacy among infertile couples. Journal of Psychology & Human Sexuality. 2(2), 117-138.
  • Greil, A. (1997). Infertility and psychological distress: A critical review of the literature. Soc. Sci. Med., 44(11), 1679-1704.
  • Herer, E. & Holzapfel, S. (1993).  The medical causes of infertility and their effects on sexuality.  The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 2(3), 113-120.
  • Higgins, B. S. (1990).  Couple infertility:  from the perspective of the close relationship model.  Family Relations, 39, 81-86.
  • Mogobe, D. K. (2005).  Denying and preserving self:  Batswana women’s experiences of infertility.  African Journal of Reproductive Health, 9(2), 26-37.
  • Samucidine, M., Barreto, J., Folgosa, E., Mondlane, C., & Bergström, S. (1999).  Infertile women in developing countries at potentially high risk of HIV transmission.  African Journal of Reproductive Health, 3(1), 98-102.
  • Weiss, R. (1987).  Autoimmunity may cause infertility.  Science News, 132(4), 52-53.

Disability, Illness & Non-normative Bodies

          Disability & Body Image

  • Fine, Michelle and Adrienne Asch, (eds). 1988. Women with Disabilities:  Essays in Psychology, Culture, and Politics. Philadelphia, PA:  Temple University Press.
  • Frank, Gelya. 2000. Venus on Wheels:  Two Decades of Dialogue on Disability, Biography, and Being Female in America. University of California Press.
  • Fuchs, Thomas. 2005. Corporealized and Disembodied Minds:  A Phenomenological View of the Body in Melancholia and Schizophrenia. “The John Hopkins University Press” Vol.12, No.2.
  • Gerschick, Thomas and Holly Aldrich. 2008. Sex Gender and Disability:  Mapping the Landscape.
  • Gerschick, Thomas J. 1998. Sisyphus in a Wheelchair:  Men with Physical Disabilities Confront Gender Domination. Pp. 189-211 in “Everyday Inequalities:  Critical Inquiries” edited by Judith Howard and Jodi O’Brien. New York:  Basil Blackwell.
  • Gerschick, Thomas J. 2000. Toward a Theory of Disability and Gender. “Signs, 25 (4):  1263-1268.”
  • Taleporos, George and Marita P. McCabe. 2002. The Impact of Physical Disability on Body Esteem. “Sexuality and Disability” Vol. 19, No. 4. Human Science Press Inc.
  • Taleporos, George and Marita P. McCabe. 2002. Body Image and Physical Disability—Personal Perspectives. “Social Science & Medicine.”
  • Zola, Irving. 1982. Missing Pieces:  A Chronicle of Living with a Disability. Philadelphia:  Temple University Press.

          Illness & Body Image

  • Bury, Michael (2006). The sociology of medical illness: a review of research and prospects. Sociology of Health & Illness. 13, 451-468.
  • Charmaz, K. (1991). Good days, bad days: The self in chronic illness and time. New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.
  • Fife, B.L. and Wright, E.R. (2000). The dimensionality of stigma: A comparison of its impact on the self of persons with HIV/AIDS and cancer.  Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 41(March), 50-67.
  • Garro, L (2000). Cultural meaning, explanations of illness, and the development of comparative frameworks. Ethnology39.
  • Thompson, J.K. (1990). Body image disturbance: Assessment and treatment. New York: Pergamon Press.
  • Vamos, M. (1993). Body image in chronic illness- a reconceptualization. International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine, 23(2), 163-178.

          Body Modification & Body Image 

  • Atkinson, Michael (2004). Figuring out body modification cultures: Interdependence and radical body modification processes. Health8, 373-379. 
  • Atkinson, Michael (2008). Exploring male femininity in the ‘crisis’: Men and cosmetic surgery. Body & Society. 14, 67-87.
  • Barker, D.J., & Barker, M.J. (2002). The body as art. Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology1, 88-93. 
  • Beale, Solveig, B.Sc., Hambert, Gunnar, M.D., Lisper, Hans-Olof, Ph.D., Ohlsen, Lennart, M.D., & Palm, Bodil, B.Sc. (1985). Augmentation mammaplasty: The surgical and psychological effects of the operation and prediction of the result. Annals of Plastic Surgery. 14, 473-493.
  • Bendle, Mervyn (2004). In the flesh; the cultural politics of body modification. Journal of
  • Sociology40, 193-194. 
  • Carroll, L., & Anderson, R. (2002). Body piercing, tattooing, self-esteem, and body investment in adolescent girls. Adolescence37, 627-637. 
  • Deleo, Vincent, M.D., & Silvan, M., Ph.D. (2006, May 23). Tanning and health risks. The New York Times.
  • Hong, Fan (1997). Footbinding, feminism and freedom: The liberation of women's bodies in modern China. London, England: Frank Cass & Co. Ltd.
  • Houghton, S.J., PhD, Durkin, K., PhD, Parry, E., M.ED., Turbett, Y., B.Se., & Odgers, P., B.Se. (1996). Amateur tattooing practices and beliefs among high school adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health19, 420-425.
  • Jeffreys, Sheila (2000). 'Body art' and social status: Cutting, tattooing and piercing from a feminist perspective. Feminism & Psychology10, 409-427. 
  • Jennings, Josh (2009 April 26). On the cutting edge. Sunday Age.
  • Kaatz, M., MD, Elsner, P., MD, & Bauer, A., MD. Body-modifying concepts and dermatologic problems: tattooing and piercing. Clinics in Dermatology26, 35-44.
  • Kang, M, & Jones, K. (2007). Why do people get tattoos?. Contexts6, 42-47.
  • Larkin, Brenda G., RN. (February 2004). Home study program: The ins and outs of body piercing. AORN Journal79, 333-341. 
  • Lipworth, Loren, ScD, Nyren, Olof, MD, Ye, Weimin, PhD, Fryzek, Jon P., PhD, Tarone, Robert E., PhD, & McLaughlin, Joseph K., PhD (2007). Excess mortality from suicide and other external causes of death among women with cosmetic breast implants. Annals of Plastic Surgery. 59, 119-123.
  • Looking Fit Magazine (2009) “The indoor tanning market,” May 18, 2009.
  • Mann, Denise (2009). 2008 Statistics on cosmetic plastic surgery from ASAPS. Available http://www.yourplasticsurgeryguide.com/trends/charts-graphs-2008.htm.
  • Pitts, Victoria (2000). Visibly queer: Body technologies and sexual politics. The Sociological Quarterly41, 443-463. 
  • Pitts, Victoria (June 2002). Reading the body through a cultural lens. Journal of Contemporary Ethnography31, 361-372. 
  • Riordan, Gretchen (2007). The corset controversy: Author(is)ing the subject in/of tight-lacing. Social Semiotics. 17, 263-273.
  • Warthan, T. Uchida, R. Wagner, Jr. (2005) UV Light Tanning as a Type of Substance-Related Disorder. Archives of Dermatology, vol 141: pp 963-966

Fatism

  • Council on Size and Weight Discrimination
  • Goodman, W. (1995) The Invisible Woman: Confronting Weight Prejudice in America, Carlsbad: Gurze Books.
  • Kristen, E. (2000). Addressing the Problem of Weight discrimination in Employment. California Law Review, Vol. 90, no. 1, pp. 57-109.
  • Maine, M. (2000) Body Wars: Making Peace With Women’s Bodies, Carlsbad: Gurze Books.