Girls' recurrent and concurrent body dissatisfaction: correlates and consequences over 8 years.

@article{Ohring2002GirlsRA,
  title={Girls' recurrent and concurrent body dissatisfaction: correlates and consequences over 8 years.},
  author={Richard Ohring and Julia A. Graber and J Brooks-gunn},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  year={2002},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={404-15}
}
OBJECTIVE The present study examines the patterns of body dissatisfaction during adolescence in order to determine whether girls enter onto trajectories of body dissatisfaction that are associated with eating and depressive symptoms during adolescence and in young adulthood. METHOD Body dissatisfaction was studied in 120 adolescent girls drawn from a normal population of students enrolled in private schools in a major metropolitan area. They were seen at three times over an 8-year period… CONTINUE READING

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