The Development of Associations Among Body Mass Index, Body Dissatisfaction, and Weight and Shape Concern in Adolescent Boys and Girls
Journal of Adolescent Health, 05/08/2012
Calzo JP et al. – Body dissatisfaction and weight and shape concern intensify across adolescence, but associations between the constructs and body mass index (BMI) remain gender specific. Findings have important implications for eating disorder risk assessment and prevention.