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ERIC Number: EJ364609
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Psychological Adjustment of Adolescents Attempting to Lose or Gain Weight.
Rosen, James C.; And Others
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v55 n5 p742-47 Oct 1987
Compared the psychological adjustment of high school boys and girls trying to reduce or gain weight. Reducers of both sexes and male gainers exhibited lower physical self-esteem. Girls trying to change weight in either direction showed depression and lower global self-esteem. Girls' decisions to gain or lose weight were influenced by psychological adjustment and by social pressure. (Author/KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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