Self-concept in overweight adolescents
Sandra Vuk Pisk
- Publisher: AOSIS
South African Journal of Psychiatry
(issn: 1608-9685, eissn: 2078-6786)
female adolescents | self-concept | bodyweight | OSIQ | Mental healing | RZ400-408 | Psychiatry | RC435-571
Background and objective. Adolescence is considered a critical stage of life, and one during which body image and self-concept are of particular importance for peer acceptance and approval. Body weight may impact on satisfaction or dissatisfaction in adolescent girls’ s...