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Dieting practices, influences, beliefs and self-concept of female high school students
There has been a recent explosion of interest in anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. There are many social influences which are thought to encourage women to strive for unrealistic thinness. The suggestion that with early ...
Relationships between self-discrepancies, emotions and depression in males and females
Self-discrepancy theory postulates that individuals who experience selfdiscrepancies feel uncomfortable, or disturbed, and may manifest emotional problems such as depression, dejection or agitation. This study examined ...
Effects of perceived competence and goal orientations on task persistence and affect in physical activity : a test of Dweck and Leggett's motivation theory
This study tested Dweck and Leggett’s (1988) social cognitive model of motivation in the physical domain. It investigated the effects of perceived competence (PC) and goal orientation (GO) on affective and behavioral ...