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Healthy eating, exercise, weight and body image : the closer I get the better I feel
Many studies have found evidence showing that women are dissatisfied with their bodies. Self-discrepancy theory (Higgins, 1987) may be particularly applicable to this area of study due to the difference between the North ...
Body dissatisfaction and affect : the effects of mode of mind induction and three dimensional body shape exposure
The purpose of the present study was to investigate how specific mode of mind inductions, in conjunction with 3D and 2D body image exposure, impact body dissatisfaction (BD) and affect in 81 female undergraduates. The ...
Psychological responses to three dimensional body shape exposure in female university students
The purpose of the present study was to experimentally investigate the psychological responses of women to two dimensional (2D) or three-dimensional (3D) body image exposure. Seventy female undergraduate students were ...