Body Weight Concerns and Antifat Attitude in Iranian Children

@inproceedings{Garousi2014BodyWC,
  title={Body Weight Concerns and Antifat Attitude in Iranian Children},
  author={Saideh Garousi},
  booktitle={International journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2014}
}
  • Saideh Garousi
  • Published 2014 in International journal of preventive medicine
BACKGROUND There is increasing evidence that children are showing body image issues in recent years. Body image disturbances in childhood must be taken seriously. The thin ideal is becoming more prominent in Asian countries; however, there is little research examining how this issue affects Iranian children. This study explores body weight concerns and associated factors among children in Iranian elementary schools. METHODS This study was conducted in 500 elementary schools. An assessment of… CONTINUE READING
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