body dissatisfaction

Clothiers turning young girls into sex objects


May 12th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) Are clothiers turning young girls into sex objects? According to a new study, up to 30 percent of young girls' clothing available online in the US ... Read more...

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Eating disorders ‘double in Muslim teens than in Christian’


March 9th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): A University of Granada study has found that eating disorders are 2.3-fold higher among Muslim adolescents than among their Christian classmates.The study also found that body dissatisfaction was ... Read more...

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Weight-related bullying could change how schoolgoers perceive their bodies


September 8th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 8 (ANI): While bullying in schools can shatter a child's self-confidence, but a particular kind of bullying-related with weight-could actually have distinctive and significant effects on how pre-teens perceive their ... Read more...

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False body-image may cause unsafe weight-loss behaviour


June 18th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 18 (IANS) Normal weight and underweight teenaged girls who falsely believe they are overweight are at a high risk of unsafe weight-loss behaviour, says a new study. Childhood obesity is an ... Read more...

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Body-image distortion leads to unsafe weight loss behaviours


June 18th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): A new study indicates that normal weight and underweight teenage girls who falsely believe they are overweight may succumb to unsafe weight-loss behaviours."Body-image distortion appears to be a ... Read more...

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Binge eating linked to childhood abuse


May 13th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 13 (IANS) Childhood sexual or emotional abuse, which leads to self-criticism, may be one of the reasons behind binge eating, research says. Binge eaters stuff themselves with a day's worth of ... Read more...

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Binge eating disorder severity tied to childhood sexual or emotional abuse


May 13th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Severity of binge eating disorder (BED), a psychiatric condition similar to other eating disorders like bulimia, minus the countervailing purging behaviour, and compulsive overeating, but without the constant ... Read more...

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Sororities not good for body image


March 3rd, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Women seeking to join sororities are more likely to have a negative body image than non-sorority women, according to a new study.The finding, which is a part of ... Read more...

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Obesity linked to depression and vice versa


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): Obesity appears to be linked to a raised risk of depression, and depression also appears to be linked to a raised risk of developing obesity, says a research.The ... Read more...

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Female conformists likely to have negative body image


January 15th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 15 (IANS) Young women who conform are more likely than non-conformists to have a negative image of their bodies and show signs of eating disorders, says a new study. Being ... Read more...

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Airbrushed photos of skinny models ‘making girls as young as 5 depressed’


November 9th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): A new study has found that girls as young as five are becoming depressed after viewing airbrushed photos of skinny models and pop stars.The study by leading doctors, ... Read more...

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Even a little exercise can boost body image


October 9th, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Doing just a little exercise-not actually getting fit- can make you feel better about yourself, concludes a new study.According to the University of Florida study, people who don't ... Read more...

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Teen girls who think they are too fat likely to display suicidal behaviours


March 11th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Teenage girls who see themselves as too fat could display more suicidal behaviours than those whore actually obese, says a new study.In the study by Inas Rashad, ... Read more...

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Misconceptions about weight behind obesity during pregnancy


December 22nd, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) Body image or the way many women perceive their bodies can make them think they're thinner or more obese than they actually are. Researchers led by Temple University's ... Read more...

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Exercise can help mums beat the blues both during and after pregnancy


September 4th, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 4 (ANI): A regular exercise regime during pregnancy can not only help expecting mothers with their body image, but also protect them from depression, says a new study. The ... Read more...

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Male teens at greater risk of developing eating disorders


November 20th, 2007 - 4:19 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): A new study has shed light on the prevalence of eating disorders amongst adolescents of various ethnic groups by finding that male adolescents are at an increased risk ... Read more...

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