publication . Other literature type . Article . 2013

Gender Differences In Body Image Perception Among Northern Malaysian Tertiary Students

Wong, Lee-Min; Say, Yee-How;
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  • Published: 28 Feb 2013
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
Aims: This study examined the association of socio-cultural and psychological factors with body shape concern, perception and body weight perception among tertiary students of Northern Malaysia. Study Design: This is a cross-sectional study. Place and Duration of Study: Universiti and Kolej Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR and KTAR), Perak campuses, between August 2011 and January 2012. Methodology: A total of 1003 students were recruited (M = 431, F = 572; mean age 19.96 ± 1.51) and their body image perception were assessed using Body Shape Concern Questionnaire, Body Weight Perception Questionnaire, Body Shape Perception Questionnaire (Stunkard Silhouette Chart), Mult...
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free text keywords: Body shape concern;, body shape perception;, body weight perception;, college students;, Malaysia., Image perception, Anxiety, medicine.symptom, medicine, Perception, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Body mass index, Body weight, Demography, Quality of life, Psychology, Overweight, Self-esteem
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2013

Gender Differences In Body Image Perception Among Northern Malaysian Tertiary Students

Wong, Lee-Min; Say, Yee-How;