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Department of Psychology

Thomas F. Cash

Professor, Emeritus


Ph.D. Clinical Psychology
George Peabody College

Research Interests

Dr. Cash's research program concerns the psychology of physical appearance -- how our looks and our experiences of our looks affect our lives. His work includes seven authored or edited books on body image and over 200 published articles and chapters on topics such as physical attractiveness stereotyping, obesity, eating disorders, appearance-altering medical conditions, cosmetic surgery, and body image assessment and treatment.  His most recent books are The Body Image Workbook (second edition, New Harbinger, 2008) and Body Image: A Handbook of Science, Practice, and Prevention (second edition, Guilford, 2011). He is the founder and editor-in chief of the peer-reviewed journal, Body Image: An International Journal of Research.
Website link:  http://www.body-images.com/

Contact Information:

7104 Lemuria Circle, Unit 102
Naples, FL  34109

e-mail:  tcash@odu.edu