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OBJECTIVE The goal of this investigation was to develop and validate a revision of a widely used measure of societal influences on body image and eating disturbances-the Sociocultural Attitudes Towards Appearance Questionnaire (SATAQ). METHOD Two independent samples of college females completed a revision and extension of the SATAQ and factor analyses(More)
This study examined the functional substrate of P50 suppression. Auditory evoked potentials (AEPs) and magnetic fields (AEFs) were recorded from healthy subjects simultaneously and analyzed using spatio-temporal source analysis. The resulting equivalent dipole model for the AEP consisted of one source in the auditory cortex (AC) of each hemisphere and an(More)
Most body-image research has focused on the trait level of body-image evaluation, often neglecting the momentary fluctuations many people experience in everyday life. The present prospective study investigated whether theory-relevant body-image measures, perfectionistic self-presentation, and eating attitudes would predict average day-to-day body-image(More)
BACKGROUND Obese adults struggle to make the changes necessary to achieve even modest weight loss, though a decrease in weight by as little as 10% can have significant health benefits. Failure to meet weight loss goals may in part be associated with barriers to obesity treatment. Wide-spread dissemination of evidence-based obesity treatment faces multiple(More)
In the current study, 138 college females were randomly assigned to four media exposure conditions based on the presence or absence of an attractive person (fashion model) and the presence or absence of an appearance-related product. Outcome measures consisted of visual analogue ratings of multiple body image and mood variables. The results revealed a(More)
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