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Body dissatisfaction

Body Image Perception and the Risk of Unhealthy Behaviours among University Student

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465–71
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In this study, we sought to determine whether dissatisfaction with one’s body was associated with unhealthy behaviour among university students. The findings suggest that body dissatisfaction was associated with increased risk of depression, lower self-esteem and weight-related behaviour.

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Background: In this study, we sought to determine whether dissatisfaction with one’s body was associated with unhealthy behaviours among University students.

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e-Published: 20 Sep, 2013
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