Physical Appearance, Body

Known as: Physical Appearance, Body, Physical Appearance, Appearance, Outward 
The superficial physical looks, characteristics or qualities of an individual as distinguished from the underlying unseen nature or attributes.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Despite the crucial role of physical appearance in forming first impressions, little research has examined the accuracy of… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
a Washington University in St. Louis, Department of Psychology, 1 Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1125, St. Louis, MO 63130, USA b… (More)
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2007
2007
Prejudice against overweight people is rife. However, there is a paucity of research on the underlying reasons for it. In two… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE The Appearance Schemas Inventory (ASI) is a 14-item instrument that assesses body image investment in relation to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Cosmetic medical treatments have become increasingly popular over the past decade. The explosion in popularity can be attributed… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Practical, rapid, noninvasive methods for assessing health status and establishing endpoints are needed in mouse experiments in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE Several authors have suggested that patients adjust more poorly to breast cancer if they are heavily invested in body… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a distressing body image disorder that involves excessive preoccupation with physical… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
This article describes the development and validation of a revised measure for the assessment of history of being teased about… (More)
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Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
A person's physical appearance, along with his sexual identity, is the personal characteristic that is most obvious and… (More)
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