Body dissatisfaction in women across the lifespan: results of the UNC-SELF and Gender and Body Image (GABI) studies.

@article{Runfola2013BodyDI,
  title={Body dissatisfaction in women across the lifespan: results of the UNC-SELF and Gender and Body Image (GABI) studies.},
  author={Cristin D Runfola and Ann F Von Holle and Sara E Trace and Kimberly A. Brownley and Sara M Hofmeier and Danielle A Gagne and Cynthia M Bulik},
  journal={European eating disorders review : the journal of the Eating Disorders Association},
  year={2013},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={52-9}
}
To explore age differences in current and preferred silhouette and body dissatisfaction (current - preferred silhouette discrepancy) in women aged 25-89 years using figural stimuli [range: 1 (very small) to 9 (very large)]. Data were abstracted from two online convenience samples (N = 5868). t-tests with permutation-adjusted p-values examined linear associations between mean silhouette scores (current, preferred, discrepancy score) and age with/without stratification by body mass index (BMI… CONTINUE READING

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