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Body image among Chinese-Australian and European-Australian men

Watt, Merran 2009, Body image among Chinese-Australian and European-Australian men, D.Psych.(Clinical) thesis, School of Psychology, Deakin University.


Title Body image among Chinese-Australian and European-Australian men
Alternative title The clinical application of evidence based practice
Author Watt, Merran
Institution Deakin University
School School of Psychology
Faculty Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences
Degree name D.Psych.(Clinical)
Date submitted 2009
Keyword(s) Chinese Australians - Attitudes
Body image in men - Australia
Body image in men - Cross-cultural studies
Evidence-based psychiatry - Case studies
Clinical psychology - Practice
Summary Little is known about the body image concerns of non-European men living in Australia. In this research, Chinese-Australians demonstrated an "holistic" body image that included body shape, height, clothing and hairstyling concerns. Contrastingly, European-Australians separated muscularity concerns from general appearance considerations. Chinese-Australians utilised both Asian and Western internalisation/appearance comparison targets. The portfolio aims to critically evaluate the clinical utility of Evidence Based Practice (EBP). Four case studies analyse the practical advantages and disadvantages of EBP.
Notes Degree conferred 2010.
Language eng
Description of original 2 v. : ill. ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 306.4613
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30030602

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