Resources – 2012


Dr. McFarland’s Recent Publications

McFarland, M. B., & Kaminski, P. L. (2009). Men, muscles, and mood: The relationship between self-concept, dysphoria, and body image disturbances. Eating Behaviors, 10, 68-70.

McFarland, M. B., & Petrie, T. A. (2012). Male body satisfaction: Factorial and construct validity of the Body Parts Satisfaction Scale for Men. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 59, 329-337.

Petrie, T. A., & McFarland, M. B. (2009). Men and muscles: The increasing objectification of the male body. In K. Beals & J. Reel (Eds.), The Hidden Faces of Eating Disorders and Body Image. Reston, VA: The American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.


Click on links below to to find out more about each selection or to purchase books.

Body Image and Eating Disorders

Eating in the Light of the Moon: How Women Can Transform Their Relationships with Food Through Myth, Metaphor and Storytelling

Life Without Ed: How One Woman Declared Independence from Her Eating Disorder and How You Can Too

Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters: How the Quest for Perfection Is Harming Young Women







The Adonis Complex: The Secret Crisis of Male Body Obsession


Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders

Face Your Fears: A Proven Plan to Beat Anxiety, Panic, Phobias, and Obsessions

Stop Obsessing!: How to Overcome Your Obsessions and Compulsions

Talking Back to OCD: The Program That Helps Kids and Teens Say No Way — and Parents Say Way to Go


Friendship, Couples, Marriage, and Family

The Relationship Cure: A 5 Step Guide To Strengthening Your Marriage, Family, And Friendships

The Science of Trust: Emotional Attunement for Couples


Career Exploration

What Color Is Your Parachute? 2012: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers