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The need exists for a psychometrically sound measure of individuals' evaluative/affective body image states. In the present investigation with 174 college students, the six-item Body Image States Scale (BISS) was developed and found to be acceptably internally consistent and moderately stable. Evincing its convergent validity, the BISS was appropriately(More)
OBJECTIVE Substantial research confirms that body image affects multiple aspects of psychosocial functioning, yet there is no direct assessment to quantify its impact on an individual's quality of life. METHOD In the present study, the Body Image Quality of Life Inventory was developed and empirically evaluated with 116 college women. RESULTS AND(More)
PURPOSE Short-term outcomes have been well characterized in acute coronary syndromes; however, longer-term follow-up for the entire spectrum of these patients, including ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction, non-ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction, and unstable angina, is more limited. Therefore, we describe the longer-term outcomes,(More)
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