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A Randomized Comparative Trial of Self-Affirmation and Psychoeducation Interventions for Improving Body Image in Young Women
Body image concerns are a widespread experience, particularly for young women, and are associated with a number of undesirable consequences, including eating disorders. Self affirmation theory provides a framework for ...
The effects of exogenous and endogenous gonadal hormones and hormonal sensitivity on eating disorder symptoms
A previous study found that a history of oral contraceptive (OC) side effects was associated with greater body dissatisfaction and eating dysfunction (Bird & Oinonen, 2011). This finding contributes to the growing body of ...
Sociotropy and perception of own and close friend's dieting behaviours and body image
A woman’s physical appearance has been strongly associated with her sense of self-worth and success. Moreover, through family, media and one’s friends, messages of an unrealistically thin ideal body have been perpetuated, ...
The Psychobiology of an eating episode : are restrained eaters different
The anatomy of an eating episode is influenced by various psychological, biological, and behavioural factors. The research has supported the existence of a biological correlate of satiety called salivary a-amylase (Harthoorn, ...