The effect of gynecomastia on body image perception and gender roles in adolescents.

@article{Esenboga2015TheEO,
  title={The effect of gynecomastia on body image perception and gender roles in adolescents.},
  author={S Esenboga and Sinem Akg{\"u}l and Nuray {\"O}ks{\"u}z Kanbur and Zeynep T{\"u}z{\"u}n and Orhan Derman},
  journal={The Turkish journal of pediatrics},
  year={2015},
  volume={57 1},
  pages={60-7}
}
The aim of our study was to evaluate the effect of gynecomastia on body image perception and gender roles in adolescents. Forty-seven adolescents with gynecomastia and 63 healthy adolescents were enrolled in the study. The Body Image Perception Scale (BIPS) and the Bem Gender Role Inventory (BGRI) were administered to the study group after the first evaluation and also one month later. The percentage of adolescents with a BIPS score lower than the median was higher in the study group than in… CONTINUE READING