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By Thomas F. Cash PhD, Linda Smolak PhD

ISBN-10: 1609181824

ISBN-13: 9781609181826

The traditional reference for practitioners, researchers, and scholars, this acclaimed paintings brings jointly the world over well-known specialists from assorted psychological future health, scientific, and allied future health care disciplines. individuals assessment confirmed and rising theories and findings; probe questions of tradition, gender, health and wellbeing, and disease; and current evidence-based evaluate, therapy, and prevention ways for the complete variety of physique photograph matters. taking pictures the richness and complexity of the sphere in a conveniently available structure, all of the fifty three concise chapters concludes with an informative annotated bibliography.   New to This version *Addresses the main pressing present questions within the box. *Reflects major advances in key parts: overview, physique snapshot in boys and males, weight problems, illness-related physique snapshot matters, and cross-cultural study. *Conceptual Foundations part now accommodates evolutionary, genetic, and optimistic psychology perspectives.*Increased insurance of prevention. (20070101)

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2007). Sociocultural influences and body image in 9to 12-year-old girls: The role of appearance schemas. —A test of interrelated peer and media influences on the body image of children. , & Tiggemann, M. (2006). The contribution of peer and media influences to the development of body satisfaction and self-esteem in young girls: A prospective study. —A prospective study demonstrating the predictive role of both media and peer influences in the body image of 5- to 8-year-old girls. 2. Sociocultural Perspectives on Body Image 19 Jones, D.

Informative Readings Cunningham, M. , Barbee, A. , & Philhower, C. L. (2002). Dimensions of facial physical attractiveness: The intersection of biology and culture. In G. Rhodes 3. Evolutionary Perspectives on Body Image 27 & L. A. ), Advances in visual cognition: Vol. 1. Facial attractiveness: Evolutionary, cognitive, and social perspectives (pp. 193–238). —An overview of facial attractiveness from evolutionary and sociocultural perspectives. Faer, L. , Abed, R. , & Figueredo, A. J. (2005). The evolutionary psychology of eating disorders: Female competition for mates or for status?

Results for weight preoccupation were less clear, as models indicated moderate heritability (47%) in both groups, although power to detect group differences was limited. More research is needed to confirm the presence of developmental effects, where heritability of body image problems in preadolescence may be lower than that in adolescence/adulthood. If replicated, these results would fit into a larger literature on disordered eating in general. Several studies now indicate that there are minimal genetic influences on overall levels of disordered eating (including binge eating, compensatory behaviors, and weight/shape concerns) in preadolescence and prepuberty, but substantial genetic effects during puberty and adulthood.

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