ERIC Number: EJ622445
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Gender Traits and Self-Concept as Indicators of Problem Eating and Body Dissatisfaction among Children.
Thomas, Kristina; Ricciardelli, Lina A.; Williams, Robert J.
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, v43 n7-8 p441-58 Oct 2000
Examined the role of gender traits, body mass index (BMI), and self-concept in predicting problem eating and body dissatisfaction among Australian children. Data from questionnaires and BMI measures indicated that gender traits predicted problem eating for boys, self-concept was predictive for both sexes, and BMI was predictive for girls. BMI predicted body dissatisfaction for both sexes.(SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Australia