Everybody's Different

A positive approach to teaching about health, puberty, body image, nutrition, self-esteem and obesity prevention

By Jenny O'Dea

Everybody's Different details how to apply a proven self-esteem approach in schools, community settings and clinical situations to improve body image conceptions, prevent eating disorders and obesity, and foster health, nutrition and physical activity in young people. Adopting a whole-school approach and based on 16 years of research and teacher training, this book contains: case studies, research outcomes, class activities, worksheets, games and word puzzles, teacher training and Australian community links. The author, Dr Jenny O'Dea is a dietitian, health and nutrition education researcher and Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney.

326 pages

Publication Date: 4/1/2007
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9780864317735