publication . Article . 2016

Body dissatisfaction differences and similarities among people with eating disorders, people with gender dysphoria and university students

José Miguel Rodríguez-Molina; María F. Rabito-Alcón;
Open Access English
  • Published: 04 Aug 2016
  • Publisher: Asociación Española de Psicología Clínica y Psicopatología
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
To subjects with gender dysphoria, body image is an important aspect of their condition. These individuals at times report high body dissatisfaction, similar to individuals with an eating disorder. In total, 61 subjects with gender dysphoria, 30 subjects with an eating disorder, and 40 healthy subjects were evaluated. We parted from the hypothesis that gender dysphoria subjects present more body dissatisfaction than the control group, but less than the eating disorder group. Results regarding body dissatisfaction (related to body beauty ideals) showed signifi cant differences between groups. Subjects with gender dysphoria had higher scores in the body dissatisfa...
Subjects
free text keywords: Body dissatisfaction, Body image, Gender identity, Eating disorders, Insatisfacción corporal, Imagen corporal, Identidad de género, Trastornos de la conducta alimentaria, Psicología, Persona, Humanities, Psychology
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