Body Image and Psychological Well-Being in Adolescents: The Relationship Between Gender and School Type

@article{Delfabbro2011BodyIA,
  title={Body Image and Psychological Well-Being in Adolescents: The Relationship Between Gender and School Type},
  author={Paul Delfabbro and A. Winefield and S. Anderson and A. Hammarstr{\"o}m and H. Winefield},
  journal={The Journal of Genetic Psychology},
  year={2011},
  volume={172},
  pages={67 - 83}
}
  • Paul Delfabbro, A. Winefield, +2 authors H. Winefield
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Journal of Genetic Psychology
  • ABSTRACT Adolescents (N = 1,281; M age = 15.2 years, SD = 0.51 years) from a state-wide sample of schools provided information about their psychological well-being, family functioning, extraversion, and perceived physical attractiveness and weight, using a questionnaire completed at school. Consistent with previous research, girls were significantly more likely than boys to be dissatisfied with their weight and physical appearance, and these factors explained significantly more variation in… CONTINUE READING

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