An open trial of outpatient group therapy for bulimic disorders: combination program of cognitive behavioral therapy with assertive training and self-esteem enhancement
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to reinforce positive health behaviors.
is a component of many school health curricula largely due to its relationship to adolescent health behavior and its purported amenability to improvement.[1-6] Gurney reviewed school-based intervention studies which attempted to enhance student self-esteem and concluded that self-esteem can be enhanced, particularly if parents participate in the enhancement efforts.
Strategies promoting the Mexican-American adolescent female's body image should include techniques for self-esteem enhancement
. While parents form the foundation for a child's self-esteem, educators also have a responsibility.
frequently is recommended as a component for interventions since the literature indicates at least some areas of self-esteem are associated with youth substance use.|11~ Unfortunately, studies examining this association measured the construct of self-esteem without using a standardized definition or instrument.
Health education, as other school curricula, includes self-esteem enhancement
as part of its educational outcome.