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Effects of exposure to bodies of different sizes on perception of and satisfaction with own body size: Two randomised studies

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Body dissatisfaction is prevalent among women and associated with subsequent obesity and eating disorders. Exposure to images of bodies of different sizes has been suggested to change the perception of “normal” body size in others. We tested whether exposure to different-sized (otherwise identical) bodies changes perception of own and others’ body size, satisfaction with body size and amount of chocolate consumed. In Study 1, 90 18-25 year-old women with normal BMI were randomised into one of...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1098/rsos.171387

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Psychiatry
ORCID:
0000-0001-8163-3210
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Bould, HE
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Royal Society Open Science Journal website
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5
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Article: 171387
Publication date:
2018-05-09
Acceptance date:
2018-04-02
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2054-5703
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pubs:834866
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uri:be96bed8-5b8c-470e-98d3-42c0a5ebf73a
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uuid:be96bed8-5b8c-470e-98d3-42c0a5ebf73a
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pubs:834866

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