A systematic review of body dissatisfaction and sociocultural messages related to the body among preschool children.

@article{Tatangelo2016ASR,
  title={A systematic review of body dissatisfaction and sociocultural messages related to the body among preschool children.},
  author={Gemma Tatangelo and Marita McCabe and David Mellor and Alex Mealey},
  journal={Body image},
  year={2016},
  volume={18},
  pages={86-95}
}
This systematic review examines body dissatisfaction and the influence of sociocultural messages related to body image among preschool children. The review was conducted according to the PRISMA guidelines and 16 studies were included in the final analysis. Findings suggest that children under the age of 6 years old experience body dissatisfaction, however, the proportion of children who are dissatisfied varied from around 20% to 70%, depending on the method of assessment. The literature was… CONTINUE READING
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