Youth perception of self and ideal self through drawings: association between perception and weight status

@inproceedings{Crogman2018YouthPO,
  title={Youth perception of self and ideal self through drawings: association between perception and weight status},
  author={Maryam Trebeau Crogman},
  booktitle={Heliyon},
  year={2018}
}
Context The body image research literature has addressed how young people perceive their self-image thoroughly. Seldom however were youths asked to draw their current vs. ideal selves, neither has this been explored in comparison to weight differences. Method Ninety participants aged 6-17 (mean 11.73±, SD = 2.84) drew how they perceive themselves ("Me") and how they might want to look like of they could change their appearance ("Preferred Me"). Participants completed a body figure scale test… CONTINUE READING

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