Title

Gender and Body Image

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2009

Keywords

Body Image, Body Dissatisfaction, Cosmetic Surgery, Body Shame, Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-1467-5_8

Abstract

That gender has a considerable impact on people’s body image may seem obvious based on the considerable attention paid to women’s and men’s bodies in popular culture (Thompson, Heinberg, Altabe, & Tantleff-Dunn, 1999; Wolf, 1991).

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Citation / Publisher Attribution

Gender and Body Image, in J. C. Chrisler & D. R. McCreary (Eds.), Handbook of Gender Research in Psychology, Springer, p. 153-184

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