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An investigation of the relationship between stress and body image in Australian youth

Murray, Kristen

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Adolescence and young adulthood are periods of rapid development associated with significant psychological stress. While this has been implicated in a number of mental health concerns, it has not been investigated in body image disturbance. Specifically, body dissatisfaction is reported to peak during adolescence and persist into young adulthood. Despite the inclusion of stress management training in prevention programs for body image disturbance in adolescence, limited empirical efforts have...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/156186
DOI: 10.25911/5d5147b53a7e6

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