body image


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body image

n.
One's subjective perception of one's physical appearance.

body image

n
(Psychology) psychol an individual's concept of his or her own body
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Services will include providing smear tests in a supportive environment and helping victims to deal with body image problems.
USA], Jan 19 (ANI): Exposure to natural environments and photographs of nature promotes positive body image, researchers suggest.
Competitive athletes are believed to be an "at risk" population for body image disturbance and disordered eating due to the emphasis and pressure on performance, weight standards, and body shape ideals from coaches, judges, and teammates (Bonci et al.
2-9) In her comprehensive research on understanding general body dissatisfaction in men, women, and children, Grogan (10) states that body image constitutes "a person's perceptions, thoughts and feelings about his or her body.
Prior research has shown that people with negative body image are more likely to develop eating disorders and suffer from depression and low self-esteem.
Research shows that concerns about body image often affect adults with HIV.
Amassive 98% of teachers responding to an NUT survey reported their pupils affected by worries about body image.
9-11] Therefore this study aims to study the association between time spent on the internet, body image satisfaction and eating behaviors.
Now I desperately want to improve my negative body image.
Body image is defined as an individual's perception of his or her own body (Schilder, 1935).
ISLAMABAD -- Logging on to social media sites frequently puts you at a greater risk of developing eating and body image concerns, suggests a recent study.
Body Image Satisfaction Scale (Cash, 2000), was used for assessing body image satisfaction, Depression, Anxiety, Stress Scale (Lovibond and Lovibond, 1995) for measuring distress and Hiew's State-Trait Resilience Checklist (2000) was used to measure resilience of the research participants.