Body shape preference and body satisfaction in Taiwanese college students.

@article{Shih2002BodySP,
  title={Body shape preference and body satisfaction in Taiwanese college students.},
  author={Ming-Ying Shih and Chiharu Kubo},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2002},
  volume={111 2-3},
  pages={215-28}
}
This study examined differences in measures of perception of body shape and body satisfaction among 25 male and 165 female undergraduates. The students completed a body image questionnaire, comprised of four parts: (1) anthropometric data; (2) figure rating scale; (3) cognitive attitude toward body size; and (4) satisfaction with body characteristics. This study found that male ratings of the Ideal figure, the figure of how they currently thought they looked, and the figure of how they felt… CONTINUE READING

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