Association between body dissatisfaction and bullying in children of socioeconomically vulnerable areas

@inproceedings{Zequino2017AssociationBB,
  title={Association between body dissatisfaction and bullying in children of socioeconomically vulnerable areas},
  author={Marcela Almeida Zequin{\~a}o and P{\^a}mella de Medeiros and Helena Rafaela Vieira do Ros{\'a}rio and Andreia Pelegrini and Lu{\'i}s Lopes and Akira Matsuyama and Fernando Luiz Lopes Cardoso},
  year={2017}
}
Aim: To analyze the association between dissatisfaction with body image and weight status and the roles assumed in school bullying in children and adolescents living in a socioeconomically vulnerable area. Method: 409 children and adolescents with average age of 11 years, from Florianópolis, Brazil, participated in this study. The body image was self-assessed through the Body Silhouettes Scale, the weight state through the body mass index (BMI) and the roles of participation in bullying through… CONTINUE READING

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