The role of weight status, gender and self-esteem in following a diet among middle-school children in Sicily (Italy)
- Sex Differences in the Nature, Realism, and Correlates of Body Image. Mintz, Laurie B.; Betz, Nancy E. // Sex Roles;Aug86, Vol. 15 Issue 3-4, p185
The present study examined sex differences in the nature and realism of body-image satisfaction, and the extent to which sex and sex role ideology moderated the relationships of body image to other indices of self-esteem and well-being. Accordingly, scales assessing body cathexis, self-esteem,...
- Separating the Effects of Gender and Weight-Loss Desire on Body Satisfaction and Disordered Eating Behavior. Kashubeck-West, Susan; Mintz, Laurie B.; Weigold, Ingrid // Sex Roles;Oct2005, Vol. 53 Issue 7-8, p505
The purpose of this study was to separate the effects of gender from those of desired weight loss on body satisfaction and eating disordered behavior. Therefore, we explored gender differences in a sample ( N = 191) of men and women who wanted to lose weight. We expected that controlling for...
- Connection Between Weight and Self-Esteem Linked to Teen's Race and Gender. // USA Today Magazine;Aug2007, Vol. 136 Issue 2747, p11
The article discusses research from the University of North Carolina, which states that race and gender among young teenagers affect whether self-esteem is linked to body weight. Eliana Miller Perrin, assistant professor of pediatrics, claims that for many teenagers, how they feel about their...
- Association of body weight and gender with self-esteem in schoolchildren. Survey of Ioannina, Epirus, Greece. The Children study. Angelopoulos, Peter; Tsitsas, George; Milionis, Haralambos; Grammatikaki, Evangelia; Vlachaki, Chrisanthy; Bouloubasi, Zoi; Manios, Yannis // Annals of General Psychiatry;2008 Supplement 1, Vol. 7, Special section p1
Background There is variation in the psychological distress associated with child body weight. Low self-esteem, when observed, provides very little information about the nature of the distress and no indication of the proportion of children with high body weight affected [1-4]. There is a...
- Who is Beholding my Beauty? Thinness Ideals, Weight, and Women's Responses to Appearance Evaluation. Darlow, Susan; Lobel, Marci // Sex Roles;Dec2010, Vol. 63 Issue 11-12, p833
Having one's physical appearance scrutinized is a common experience for women. We examined 274 Northeastern American undergraduate women's responses to having their appearance evaluated 1) by themselves or by another student, and 2) in comparison to the appearance of female peers or without...
- Are you ready to lose weight? // Shape;May2003, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p94
Focuses on factors that prevent women from losing weight.
- from the editor. Joye, Paula // Cleo;Mar2004, Issue 377, p18
Presents an article on the challenges facing mothers in losing weight after giving birth. Outlook of women on wearing jeans; Role of genetics in the body weight of a person; Impact of weight on self-esteem of mothers.
- DO LOVE WHO YOU ARE. // Glamour;Apr2003, Vol. 101 Issue 4, p70
Presents a quotation from Broadway and television actress Nell Carter on her weight and self-esteem.
- 7 great habits of INTUITIVE EATERS. // Good Health (Australia Edition);Sep2014, p74
The article presents information on avoiding emotional eating. It refers to studies which say that intuitive eating helps in getting and retaining a healthy body weight, and intuitive eaters have higher self-esteem in comparison to dieters. It suggests to eat when the body needs fuel, and to...