body image disturbance

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a departure or divergence from that which is considered normal.
body image disturbance former name for disturbed body image.
sleep pattern disturbance former name for disturbed sleep pattern.

bod·y im·age dis·tur·bance

(bod'ē im'ăj dis-tŭr'băns)
Distortion of one's mental picture of oneself; NANDA-approved diagnosis.
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The MBSRQ (Brown, Cash, & Mikulka, 1990) is a 69-item scale that measures aspects of body image disturbance.
Sexual minority men, defined for this study as men who identify as bisexual or gay, are believed to be more strongly affected by body image disturbances and associated consequences compared with their heterosexual peers (Boroughs & Thompson, 2002; Chaney, 2008; Drummond, 2005; Feldman & Meyer, 2007; Harvey & Robinson, 2003; Morgan & Arcelus, 2009; Wiseman & Moradi, 2010).
Responses to questions may be exaggerated affecting the reliability of results by using modifications of validated Body Image Disturbance Questionnaire (BIDQ) instrument in dermatological perspective.
1-3 For many years, body dissatisfaction and body image disturbances were known as western phenomenon especially amongst females,4,5 but in recent years, these issues are located in males and other cultures as well.
This study suggests that male Asian university students in Australia are at particular risk of developing body image disturbances, irrespective of their level of acculturation.
Bruch (1973) indicated that prognosis for obese patients were guarded unless their body image disturbance was corrected.
Television images and adolescent girls' body image disturbance.
Because it is relatively common in the general population, researchers continue to investigate possible causal variables to further understand and treat both body image disturbance and BDD.
This aims to extend the ecological validity and clinical relevance of this research, as most people presenting in clinical settings with body image disturbance are only seen remedially (i.
Then, because some groups may use compensatory behaviors not adequately captured by current definitions of eating disorders, they specifically examined body image disturbance among these groups.
Harrison, 2003; Harrison & Cantor, 1997; Silverstein, Perdue, Peterson, & Kelly, 1986; Tiggemann, 2003) have suggested that exposure to mass media ideal messages is linked to females' body image disturbance.
In particular, fitness centers have been identified as potentially objectifying environments that may promote body image disturbance (Prichard & Tiggemann, 2005a, 2005b, 2008; Ravaldi et al.