2 edition of Sociocultural influences on body image and attitudes toward eating in adolescent females found in the catalog.
Sociocultural influences on body image and attitudes toward eating in adolescent females
Victoria S Becker
Written in English
|Statement||by Victoria S. Becker|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 76 leaves :|
|Number of Pages||76|
Abstract. Recent research has implicated a number of developmental (e.g., pubertal timing), psychological (e.g., self-esteem), and sociocultural (e.g., culturally defined and transmitted messages regarding attractiveness) factors in the development and maintenance of body image disturbance and related issues in by: 5. Body Image Body image is commonly defined as the perception of one’s physical appearance comprising cognitions, emotions, and behaviors (Cash & Henry, ). Body image disturbances and risk for eating disorders have increasingly become a concern for adolescent and adult females. Research has shown high levels of body dissatisfaction inCited by: 1.
sociocultural influences and disordered eating. Appearance comparison significantly mediated the indirect effect of sociocultural influences on body dissatisfaction only among European Americans, while thin-ideal internalization did not significantly and positively mediate any hypothesized indirect : Yi Du. The published literature on eating disorders in white South Africans dates back to the s (1, 2).In a South African study on treatment outcome for hospitalised anorexics and bulimics (), it was mentioned that no blacks had been referred for treatment of either January , one of the authors (CPS) first diagnosed an eating disorder in an adolescent black female, leading Cited by:
-Perceived influence from parents, peers, and the media leads to internalization and appearance comparison that in turn, leas to body dissatisfaction and finally to disturbed eating patterns -Usually a direct effect from media influence to restrictive eating has been found. Some aspects of model also seem applicable to men's body image. The purpose of the study is to examine how the media and other sociocultural factors influence adolescent girls' body image and decisions about sexual activity. The research will be summarized by a literature review processed during the academic school year. Research Questions The research questions for this study include: 1.
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Sociocultural Influences on Body Image and Depression in Adolescent Girls. Many adolescent girls face psychological struggles.
For example, eating disorders disproportionately affect adolescent girls compared to the rest of the population.
Approximately 40 percent of anorexia nervosa cases occur in females ages fifteen to. Another study by Boyatzis found that a scale for relationship with God was positively associated with body image and eating attitudes in women.
16 Desrosiers and Miller found that relational spirituality is inversely related to depression in adolescent girls. 17 Emphasizing a relationship with a merciful, accepting God could also help reduce the perfectionism that has come to be recognized as a.
A widely used measure of societal influences on body image and eating disturbances--the Sociocultural Attitudes Toward Appearance Questionnaire (SATAQ) was validated in women with eating : Thomas Cash. Sociocultural Variations in the Body Image Perceptions of Urban Adolescent Females Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Youth and Adolescence 31(6) December with Reads.
This study investigated the influences of ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and ethnic peer group composition on awareness and internalization of socially sanctioned standards of appearance using the Sociocultural Attitudes Towards Appearance Questionnaire (SATAQ).
The researchers surveyed a convenience sample of adolescent females at an ethnically diverse urban high by: In a meta-analysis on sociocultural factors and body image, Cafri et al. () suggested that internalization should be assessed as a predictor of body image attitudes because individuals.
The results indicated the following: all three sociocultural factors had statistically significant relationships with body image; internalization and perceived pressures have a significantly stronger relationship to body image than does awareness; the effect sizes from cross‐sectional studies were significantly larger than those of both Cited by: Few differences in disordered eating, socio-cultural media influences, body image, and psychological factors were seen among White, Hispanic, and Asian participants.
Perhaps this sample of U.S. students were acculturated to the Western lifestyle, and Cited by: The most widely tested and well-validated sociocultural model is the Tripartite Influence Model of body image and eating : Marika Tiggemann.
J Youth Adolescence () – DOI /sx ORIGINAL PAPER The Effects of Gender and Family, Friend, and Media InﬂuencesFile Size: KB.
The examined dimensions of sociocultural influence are related to body image dissatisfaction. From a “positive psychology” point of view, one can just as accurately interpret their findings in terms of correlates of body image satisfaction or acceptance.
The latter raises the important question of protection rather than by: Introduction. Body image research has generally explored females’ desire to be smaller than their current size (e.g., Furnham & Calnan, ; Stevens & Tiggemann, ; Thelen & Cormier, ).More recently, research has focused on male body image, and significant gender differences have emerged (McCabe & Ricciardelli, a).Females desire to decrease the size of their body in order to Cited by: Sociocultural Influences on Body Image and Depression.
in Adolescent Girls. Kara L. Kerr Manylescent ado girls face psychological struggles. For example, eatingsorders di disproportionately affect adolescent girls com. paredohe t t rest of the population. Approximately 40 percent of anorexiaervosa n cases occur in females ages fifteen to nineteen.1 Therevalence p of this disorder is.
It now seems that body image concerns, which were thought to be western phenomenon, are very much prevalent in Asian society. Against this backdrop this study tried to assess the relationship between body image dissatisfaction and sociocultural pressures in Indian girls.
The study also attempted to look at whether self-consciousness about appearance and rejection of societal value of thinness Cited by: 5.
The most consistent predictor of weight loss, weight gain, and strategies to increase muscles was body-image importance. In Study 2, the authors examined the influence of the same sociocultural variables, as well as negative affect and puberty on body image and body-change strategies among a second group of boys and by: A.
Pokrajac-Bulian, N. Ambrosi-Randić, Sociocultural attitudes towards appearance and body dissatisfaction among adolescent girls in Croatia, Eating and Weight Disorders - Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity, /BF, 12, 4, (ee91), ().Cited by: The main aim of the present study was to verify the level of impact of sociocultural appearance standards (passive awareness and active internalization) have on body dissatisfaction, the desire to engage in a relentless pursuit of thinness, the adoption of a perfectionistic attitude toward the body, and the development of a tendency to engage in bulimic eating behavior, which can develop in adolescent girls and women Cited by: 7.
Body image and eating concerns are prevalent among early adolescent girls, and associated with biological, psychological and sociocultural risk factors. To date, explorations of biopsychosocial models of body image concerns and disordered eating in early adolescent girls are lacking.
A sample of early adolescent girls, mean age = years (SD = ), completed a Cited by: Investigated the influences of ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and ethnic peer group composition on awareness and internalization of socially sanctioned standards of appearance using the Sociocultural Attitudes towards Adolescence Questionnaire.
Findings for adolescent females highlight the importance of multiple ecological factors in assessing risk for disturbed body image and eating Cited by: There is a paucity of studies in India and gaps remain in our understanding of the factors responsible for the development of attitudes and behavior related to body weight and appearance among adolescent girls.Hence, this study aimed to find out the proportion of girls dissatisfied about body image, and the association of various factors with body image dissatisfaction and to ascertain Author: Subhashini Ganesan, SL Ravishankar, Sudha Ramalingam.
OBJECTIVE The goal of this investigation was to develop and validate a revision of a widely used measure of societal influences on body image and eating disturbances-the Sociocultural Attitudes Towards Appearance Questionnaire (SATAQ). METHOD Two independent samples of college females completed a revision and extension of the SATAQ and factor analyses were conducted to determine .The Inﬂuence of Sociocultural Factors on Body Image: Searching for Constructs Thomas F.
Cash, Old Dominion University Body image is a multidimensional construct that has received increasing scientific study over the past few decades. Considerable research has examined the deter-minants of body image development and functioning andCited by: CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): This study investigated the influences of ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and ethnic peer group composition on awareness and internalization of socially sanctioned standards of appearance using the Sociocultural Attitudes Towards Appearance Questionnaire (SATAQ).
The researchers surveyed a convenience sample of