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The relationship between stress and body satisfaction in female and male adolescents

Murray, Kristen; Rieger, Elizabeth; Byrne, Don


This study investigated the relationship between stress and body satisfaction in adolescence. A sample consisting of 515 adolescents aged 12-16 years completed a series of self-report questionnaires assessing general and specific aspects of adolescent stress, body satisfaction and the psychological constructs of self-esteem, depressive symptoms and body importance. Results revealed a significant association between higher body dissatisfaction and higher ratings of peer stress, lower self-esteem...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015-02
Type: Journal article
Source: Stress and Health
DOI: 10.1002/smi.2516


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