Body image predictors of depressive symptoms in adolescence
Murray, Kristen; Rieger, Elizabeth; Byrne, Don
Abstract Introduction Depression rises significantly in adolescence, with females reporting twice the prevalence of males into adulthood. In accordance with cognitive vulnerability theories, eating and weight-related disturbances have been implicated in this increase, but a broader assessment of body image constructs within this framework is needed. Methods The current prospective study examined body importance, body dissatisfaction, and body change strategies to lose weight and increase...[Show more]
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