Ethnicity and Inequalities in Health and Social Care: Volume 7 Issue 4


Table of contents - Special Issue: Women's health and wellbeing

Ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and eating disorder symptomatology in Canada: implications for mental health care

Jennifer A. Boisvert, W. Andrew Harrell

There is a gap in the understanding of relationships between socioeconomic status (SES), urban-rural differences, ethnicity and eating disorder symptomatology. This gap has…

Improving health and wellbeing in women's secure services: physical activity, appearance, self-care and body image

Clive Long, Fiona Mason

Lifestyle change to improve physical health is a significant challenge in secure psychiatric hospitals for women. In addition to factors that contribute to an obesogenic…

Overcoming weight bias: promoting physical activity and psychosocial health

Patti Lou Watkins, Vicki Ebbeck, Susan S. Levy

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate Feel WonderFull Fitness (FWF), a program adhering to the Health At Every SizeTM (HAES) paradigm, on larger women's physical activity and…

Body image and body work among older women: a review

Catherine E. Marshall, Christina O. Lengyel, Verena H. Menec

The purpose of this paper is to review the literature on body image and aging among older women. Using existing qualitative research, this paper explores how aging affects body…



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