Body image, body dissatisfaction and weight status in south asian children: a cross-sectional study
- BMI and self-perceived body shape in Portuguese children. Coelho, Eduarda Maria; Padez, Cristina; Moreira, Pedro; Rosado, Victor; Mourão-Carvalhal, Isabel // Revista de PsicologÃa del Deporte;2013, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p371
Objectives: This study examined the relationship between Portuguese children's self-perceived body shape and body mass index (BMI) by gender, and BMI values were determined for each silhouette. Method: A sample of 4,211 children aged 7-10 was used. Their body image was assessed using Collins's...
- High adiposity is associated cross-sectionally with low self-concept and body size dissatisfaction among indigenous Cree schoolchildren in Canada. Willows, Noreen Dianne; Ridley, Denise; Raine, Kim D.; Maximova, Katerina // BMC Pediatrics;2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
Background: Obesity and mental health problems are prevalent among indigenous children in Canada and the United States. In this cross-sectional study the associations between adiposity and body size satisfaction, body image and self-concept were examined in indigenous children in grades four to...
- Designing a Group Therapy Program for Coping with Childhood Weight Bias. Panzer, Barry M.; Dhuper, Sarita // Social Work;Apr2014, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p141
Research indicates that the negative psychosocia! consequences of childhood obesity may reflect the degree of weight bias and mistreatment affecting the child. Even though comprehensive practice models evolve over time, the intense distress of these children calls for more timely intervention....
- White weight. // Psychology Today;Sep/Oct94, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p9
Offers conclusions of two studies on `ideal' body images conjured up by black and by white female teens. Researchers Mimi Nichter and Sheila Parker; The differences in images; Why both sets of responses raised concerns among the researchers.
- The bad body blues. Sacra, Cheryl // Women's Sports & Fitness;Apr94, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p67
Discusses how women can get rid of their negative body image. Society's standard of female beauty; Risk of thinking self-defeating and paralyzing thoughts; Temporary fitness setbacks; Hampering one's performance; Punishing one's self with exercise; Eating improperly; Perfectionist trap. INSET:...
- Body-image attitudes: Evaluation, investment, and affect. Cash, Thomas F. // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Jun94, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p1168
Examines the structure of the attitudinal body-image construct. Factor analysis of 11 body-image measures among 279 college women; Distinction between evaluative or affective and cognitive-behavioral investment components.
- Body language. Brody, Liz // Shape;Jun99, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p150
Presents results of `Shape' magazine's survey on body image. Percentage of respondents who say that they are satisfied with their bodies; Factors motivating readers to exercise; Spirituality as a source of strength in life according to 60 percent of respondents; Percentage of readers who are...
- OPEN IN CASE OF EMERGENCY. Ryan, Catherine // Self;Feb2008, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p144
The article lists various resources in which one could learn on how to have a good body image, including watching "Ugly Betty," reading "Poster Child," by Emily Rapp, and visiting the site, www.flickr.com/groups/realwomen.
- WHAT I LOVE ABOUT ME. // Marie Claire (US Edition);Dec2012, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p117
The article presents the views of several people at the Toronto International Film Festival, on what they like about their body.