News tagged with body dissatisfaction
(Medical Xpress)—Women who engage in "fat talk"—the self-disparaging remarks girls and women make in relation to eating, exercise or their bodies—are less liked by their peers, a new study from the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Similar to talking about being fat, talking about being old is an important an indicator of body dissatisfaction, shows research in BioMed Central's open access journal Journal of Eating Disorders.
Overweight and Obesity Feb 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Peers exert a greater influence on teenage girls' dissatisfaction with their bodies than do thin ideals in television or social media use, according to new research by Dr. Christopher J. Ferguson and colleagues from Texas ...
Health Jan 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Two aspects of perfectionism are involved in body dissatisfaction and the development of eating disorders, according to a study of over a thousand women published this week in BioMed Central's open access journal, Journal of ...
Health Jan 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—The Web sites of providers of female genital cosmetic surgery (FGCS) offer a limited amount of poor quality clinical information, according to a study published online Nov. 21 in BMJ Open.
Other Dec 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
How women think their friends feel about their bodies influences their own body concerns, according to a new study by Dr. Louise Wasylkiw and Molly Williamson from Mount Alison University in Canada. Their work, which examines ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Genetics may make some women more vulnerable to the pressure of being thin, a study published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders has found. From size-zero models to airbrushed film stars, thinness is portra ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Being obese at any age is commonly associated with a litany of health issues, ranging from diabetes and chronic fatigue to heart complications. Overweight adolescents are also at an increased risk of body dissatisfaction, ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Batman's awesome power may come not only from his ability to defeat the likes of Mr. Freeze and the Joker, but from the fact that his mere presence makes his devoted fans feel strong and physically fit.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Adolescent girls who over use internet and social media suffer lower self-esteem and negative body image
Adolescent girls, who spend long periods each day on the internet, engaging and communicating on social media, are more likely to suffer low self-esteem and negative body image, according to new research to be presented at ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- In a study that examined the relationship between body dissatisfaction, body mass index (BMI) and binge eating in overweight and obese adolescent girls, Kendrin R. Sonneville, ScD, RD, researcher ...
Health May 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Teenage girls are spending a concerning amount of time on the Internet, potentially leading to low self-esteem and body dissatisfaction, research by Flinders University reveals.
Health Feb 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Deakin University psychology researchers have found that body image isn't always a negative experience for women.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0