The relationship between stress and body satisfaction in female and male adolescents.

@article{Murray2015TheRB,
  title={The relationship between stress and body satisfaction in female and male adolescents.},
  author={Kristen M Murray and Elizabeth Rieger and Don G Byrne},
  journal={Stress and health : journal of the International Society for the Investigation of Stress},
  year={2015},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={13-23}
}
This study investigated the relationship between stress and body satisfaction in adolescence. A sample consisting of 515 adolescents aged 12-16 years completed a series of self-report questionnaires assessing general and specific aspects of adolescent stress, body satisfaction and the psychological constructs of self-esteem, depressive symptoms and body importance. Results revealed a significant association between higher body dissatisfaction and higher ratings of peer stress, lower self-esteem… CONTINUE READING