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Development and psychometric evaluation of a measure of intuitive eating.
Intuitive eating is characterized by eating based on physiological hunger and satiety cues rather than situational and emotional cues and is associated with psychological well-being. This studyExpand
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The Body Appreciation Scale: development and psychometric evaluation.
Body image has been conceptualized and assessed almost exclusively in terms of its negative dimensions. Therefore, a measure reflecting body appreciation, an aspect of positive body image, wasExpand
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Development and Psychometric Evaluation of the Interpersonal Sexual Objectification Scale
This study reports on the development and psychometric evaluation of the Interpersonal Sexual Objectification Scale (ISOS). Data from 576 college women were collected in three studies. ExploratoryExpand
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The Body Appreciation Scale-2: item refinement and psychometric evaluation.
Considered a positive body image measure, the 13-item Body Appreciation Scale (BAS; Avalos, Tylka, & Wood-Barcalow, 2005) assesses individuals' acceptance of, favorable opinions toward, and respectExpand
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What is and what is not positive body image? Conceptual foundations and construct definition.
A decade ago, research on positive body image as a unique construct was relatively nonexistent, and now this area is flourishing. How and why did positive body image scholarship emerge? What is knownExpand
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Refinement of the tripartite influence model for men: dual body image pathways to body change behaviors.
  • T. Tylka
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Body image
  • 1 June 2011
Although muscularity and body fat concerns are central to conceptualizing men's body image, they have not been examined together within existing structural models. This study refined the tripartiteExpand
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Positive Psychology Perspectives on Body Image
Using the positive psychology framework, this article directs the spotlight on positive body image, an understudied area that has tremendous clinical importance. The core features of positive bodyExpand
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Development and psychometric evaluation of the Male Body Attitudes Scale (MBAS).
A measure of men's attitudes toward their body (MBAS) was developed and evaluated via three independent samples of college men. In Studies 1 and 2, factor analyses determined and cross-validated theExpand
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The Relation Between Body Dissatisfaction and Eating Disorder Symptomatology: An Analysis of Moderating Variables
Although body dissatisfaction is a strong predictor of disordered eating among women, a majority of women report substantial body dissatisfaction but do not concomitantly report severe levels ofExpand
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Objectification Theory as It Relates to Disordered Eating Among College Women
Objectification theory (B. L. Fredrickson & T. A. Roberts, 1997) demonstrates how sociocultural variables work together with psychological variables to predict disordered eating. Researchers haveExpand
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