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Sociocultural influences on body image and physical self-concepts among children

Sproal, Arna 2010, Sociocultural influences on body image and physical self-concepts among children, D.Psych. (Health) thesis, School of Psychology, Deakin University.


Title Sociocultural influences on body image and physical self-concepts among children
Alternative title CBT and mindfulness in conjunction in clinical health psychology
Author Sproal, Arna
Institution Deakin University
School School of Psychology
Faculty Faculty of Health
Degree name D.Psych. (Health)
Date submitted 2010
Keyword(s) Body image in children
Self-perception in children
Body image - Social aspects
Cognitive therapy
Clinical health psychology
Summary Children's body image was examined in relation to both sociocultural influences and physical self-concepts, which included sporting ability. Findings showed that physical self-concepts more stongly predicted boys' body image, while girls' body image was more strongly predicted by media pressures. Femininity predicted physical self-concepts among both boys and girls.
Notes Degree conferred 2011.
Language eng
Description of original 2 v. : ill. ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 155.4182
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30035899

Document type: Thesis
Collection: Higher degree theses (citation only)
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