University of Western Australia discover why some people believe they may be thinner than they actually are. Researchers report body perception could be a distortion created by our past observations of ourselves and other people.
A new study in Body Image reports women who evaluated as less attractive were more motivated to diet and be thin if they had a husband considered more attractive. The additional motivation to be thin was not apparent in women considered to be more attractive that their partner. In men, the motivation to diet was low, regardless of their own, or their wives' level of attractiveness.
Summary: A new study reports women experience enhanced psychological health after viewing images of average and plus sized models. Source:...
According to researchers, for many men, a hidden fer of being fat is driving their gym attendance due to feelings of shame rather than a desire to build muscle.
A brief dissonance-based eating disorder prevention program alters how young women's brains respond to images of super thin supermodels, a new study reports.
A new study reports bullies are twice as likely to display symptoms of bulimia as other children who were not involved in bullying.