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Construction and validation of a body image rating scale: a preliminary study.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
International journal of nursing terminologies and classifications : the official journal of NANDA International
Publication Date
Volume
13
Issue
4
Pages
117–126
Identifiers
PMID: 12629681
Source
Medline
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Unknown

Abstract

The preliminary version of the body image rating scale has the potential to provide the nurse with reliable and valid information about a person's mental image of his/her own body. Using it can help nurses to identify possible body image disturbances and to plan individual nursing interventions.

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