Developmental Psychology

Adolescence and Body Image: From Development to Preventing by Lina A Ricciardelli, Zali Yager

By Lina A Ricciardelli, Zali Yager

Physique photograph is an important factor for almost all of youth. Anxieties when it comes to physique photo might be crippling throughout either genders, their debilitating results occasionally resulting in psychological illnesses. this significant ebook is the 1st of its sort to concentration in particular on teenagers, delivering a accomplished assessment of the organic, mental and socio-cultural components on the subject of the improvement of physique photo. It additionally presents a close evaluation of the measures that are taken to deal with physique dissatisfaction.

Discussing the function of tradition, kin, friends, colleges, game and media in stimulating a unfavourable physique photo, the e-book additionally examines the various demanding situations confronted through boys and girls as they develop. consuming problems and physique swap techniques also are addressed, in addition to the demanding situations confronted via young children stricken by stipulations inflicting seen variations, akin to hair loss in melanoma patients.The publication additionally provides unique learn, together with the implications from a wide Australian learn of the physique photo and linked well-being behaviours of adolescent boys, and the result of a research of present instructing practices in terms of physique image.

Adolescence and physique photograph can be perfect studying for college students and researchers from quite a few fields, together with developmental, healthiness, and social psychology, sociology, and cultural and well-being reports. pros operating with teenagers, even if in schooling, overall healthiness advertising or the other allied self-discipline also will locate this e-book a useful source.

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