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Body dissatisfaction and body mass in girls and boys transitioning from early to mid-adolescence: additional role of self-esteem and eating habits.

Authors
  • Mäkinen, Mauno
  • Puukko-Viertomies, Leena-Riitta
  • Lindberg, Nina
  • Siimes, Martti A
  • Aalberg, Veikko
Type
Published Article
Journal
BMC Psychiatry
Publisher
Springer (Biomed Central Ltd.)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2012
Volume
12
Pages
35–35
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1186/1471-244X-12-35
PMID: 22540528
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Body mass, self-esteem and eating habits revealed a significant relationship with body dissatisfaction in the transitional phase from early to mid-adolescence in girls and boys, but significant gender differences were also found.

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