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Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1249635
Description: Objective: The distinctiveness and relative clinical significance of overvaluation, dissatisfaction, and preoccupation with body weight/shape remains inconclusive. This study sought to add to the evid ... More
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Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: Thesis PhD
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1260709
Description: Thesis by publication.
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Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1220095
Description: Appearance comparisons are an important sociocultural factor influencing women's body image. These comparisons can occur in different contexts (e.g., through magazines, social media, in person). Howev ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1172311
Description: Lower-limb lymphedema is an incurable illness manifesting as visible swelling enlarging the leg(s) and/or feet, buttocks, and genitals. This study used semi-structured interviews and thematic analysis ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1192314
Description: Body size misperception is common amongst the general public and is a core component of eating disorders and related conditions. While perennial media exposure to the "thin ideal" has been blamed for ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1230749
Description: Background: Body dissatisfaction is associated with impairment in women's quality of life (QoL). To date, research has not examined the relationship between body dissatisfaction and men's QoL, or sex ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1066650
Description: The media’s portrayal of women is often sexually objectifying, and greater exposure to objectifying media is associated with higher levels of self-objectification among young women. One reason why med ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/229692
Description: Background Bodily changes after breast cancer treatment can lead to long-term distress. Self-compassion, the ability to be kind to oneself, is an internal resource that may enhance a woman's ability t ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/129891
Description: The aim of this research was to examine the role of perceived peer influence on the development of body image and eating problems in young adolescent girls over time. Specifically, this research will ... More
Authors: Murray, Samantha
Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/6211
Description: In the West, the fat woman is most often relegated to the asexual category of the "big girl". The soft dimpled curves of her thighs, the fleshy rolls of her stomach, the alarming swell of her breasts, ... More
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