Perceived relationship with God fosters positive body image in college women.

@article{Homan2013PerceivedRW,
  title={Perceived relationship with God fosters positive body image in college women.},
  author={Kristin J Homan and Brianna N Cavanaugh},
  journal={Journal of health psychology},
  year={2013},
  volume={18 12},
  pages={
          1529-39
        }
}
  • Kristin J Homan, Brianna N Cavanaugh
  • Published in Journal of health psychology 2013
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Positive body image is defined as healthy body-related attitudes that go beyond the absence of distressful symptoms. A warm and secure relationship with an important other person has been linked with attitudes of acceptance and appreciation toward one's body as well as adaptive eating patterns. This study tested whether a warm and secure relationship with God was similarly related to positive body image. Undergraduate women completed self-report measures of religiosity, life satisfaction, body… CONTINUE READING

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