Negative body image and eating disorder symptomatology among young women identifying with goth subculture.

@article{Swami2017NegativeBI,
  title={Negative body image and eating disorder symptomatology among young women identifying with goth subculture.},
  author={Viren Swami},
  journal={Body image},
  year={2017},
  volume={21},
  pages={
          30-33
        }
}
  • Viren Swami
  • Published in Body image 2017
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The present study compared the rates of negative body image and risk for disordered eating in young women who identify as part of goth subculture and a matched sample. Participants were 80 women who identified as part of goth subculture and a matched sample of 82 women from London, United Kingdom. Participants completed measures of self-ideal body size discrepancy, body appreciation, appearance investment, and eating disorder symptomatology. Between-group comparisons indicated that goth women… CONTINUE READING

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