News tagged with body image
(Medical Xpress)—It's no longer just Barbie dolls that evoke a sense of unattainable beauty. Now, it seems G.I. Joe's biceps and six-pack abs are doing the same. Increasingly, objectification and heightened masculinity ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(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
Men who experience high levels of sexual harassment are much more likely than women to induce vomiting and take laxatives and diuretics in an attempt to control their weight, according to a surprising finding ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 09, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—If you want to get rid of unwanted, negative thoughts, try just ripping them up and tossing them in the trash.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 26, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (13) | 1 |
A new method of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) could routinely spot specific cancers, multiple sclerosis, heart disease and other maladies early, when they're most treatable, researchers at Case Western Reserve University ...
Medical research Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Tampere and the Aalto University, Finland, have shown that the perception of nude bodies is boosted at an early stage of visual processing.
Neuroscience Nov 17, 2011 | 4 / 5 (8) | 6 |
A new chemical process developed by a team of Harvard researchers greatly increases the utility of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) in creating real-time 3-D images of chemical process occurring inside the human body.
Cancer Nov 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Microwave imaging can be used to monitor how well treatment for breast cancer is working, finds new research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Breast Cancer Research. Microwave tomography was ab ...
Cancer Apr 23, 2013 | 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 |
(Medical Xpress)—If you want your daughter to feel better about her body, a Murdoch University researcher says to shift the focus from appearance to function.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 08, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 1
Monitoring the hepatic function of unresectable liver cancer patients, measured by 99mTc-labeled iminodiacetic acid (HIDA) via single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) prior to and during radiation therapy, provides ...
Cancer Feb 08, 2013 | 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
(Medical Xpress)—Self-perceived masculinity is higher in men with muscle dysmorphia, popularly called 'bigorexia', than other gym users, while men with anorexia nervosa relate more strongly to feminine ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
With the results of a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), researchers say they are closer to finding an imaging technique that can identify thickening of the coronary artery ...
Cardiology Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
Body image is a term which may refer to a person's perception of their own physical appearance, or the internal sense of having a body which is interpreted by the brain. Essentially a person's body image is how they perceive their appearance to be to others, which in many cases may be dramatically different from their objective physical condition or how they are actually perceived by others.
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