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Prevention of body concerns and risk behaviours in adolescent boys

Stanford, Jacqueline. 2003, Prevention of body concerns and risk behaviours in adolescent boys, D.Psychology (Health) thesis, School of Psychology, Deakin University.

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Title Prevention of body concerns and risk behaviours in adolescent boys
Alternative title Contribution of social support and communal coping to psychological well-being
Author Stanford, Jacqueline.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Psychology
Faculty Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Degree name D.Psychology (Health)
Date submitted 2003
Keyword(s) Self-esteem - Psychological aspects
Body image in adolescence - Psychological aspects
Teenage boys - Attitudes
Coping
Adaptability (Psychology)
Life skills
Community life - Psychological aspects
Summary This research investigated adolescent boys' body image and body change strategies, sociocultural messages, negative affect and self-esteem. A prevention program was developed that targeted adolescent boys. The program was successful in improving satisfaction and importance of muscles, psychological adjustment and preventing health compromising body change strategies.
Language eng
Description of original 2 v. ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 306.4613
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30023629

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