An examination of pre-wedding body image concerns in brides and bridesmaids.

@article{Prichard2008AnEO,
  title={An examination of pre-wedding body image concerns in brides and bridesmaids.},
  author={Ivanka Prichard and Marika Tiggemann},
  journal={Body image},
  year={2008},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={395-8}
}
This study examined the prevalence of appearance and weight-related concerns in brides (N=347) and bridesmaids (N=122). Participants completed a short questionnaire on their pre-wedding beauty preparation plans at two bridal expos held in Adelaide, South Australia. Over 50% of participants planned to lose weight before the wedding, 40% intended to go on a… CONTINUE READING
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