Search for dissertations about: "Body dissatisfaction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 swedish dissertations containing the words Body dissatisfaction.

  1. 1. Body Image Across Cultures and Ethnic Groups

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Kristina Holmqvist; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Body Image; Body dissatisfaction; Dieting; Culture; Ethnicity;

    Abstract : Studying body image across cultures and ethnic groups is essential if we are to understand the cultural framework that influences how people view and feel about their bodies. The objective of Study I was to cross-culturally examine differences in body satisfaction, dieting and weight loss attempts, and perceived body shape among 13-year-old Argentinean (n=358) and Swedish (n=874) adolescents. READ MORE

  2. 2. Body Image in Early Adolescence

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Carolina Lunde; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Body Image; Body Esteem; Early Adolescence; Peer Victimization; Longitudinal; Gender Differences;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with body image during a period in life marked by rapid physical and psychological change – early adolescence. Two empirical studies on early adolescents’ body esteem, a concept referring to the self-evaluative dimension of body image, are presented. READ MORE

  3. 3. Looking good a study of gendered body ideals among young people

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Carita Bengs; Umeå universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; body ideals; young people; gender; consumer culture; ideal images; advertising; mass; Kroppskultur; Kroppsuppfattning; Ungdomar;

    Abstract : The main objective of this thesis is to study how social and cultural norms regarding body and appearance are perceived and interpreted by young people. This is done by studying both how these perceptions affect young people and how the body is controlled and altered through practices such as dieting, exercise, plastic surgery and the use of steroids. READ MORE

  4. 4. Lumbar spinal stenosis Body mass index and the patient's perspective

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Björn Knutsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Antonovsky; back pain; BMI; body mass index; Bygghalsan; cohort study; coping; EQ-5D; excess weight; leg pain; LSS; lumbar spinal stenosis; obesity; ODI Oswestry disability index; overweight; patient-centered; patient-physician relationship; patient-perspective; patient-related-outcome-measure; PROMs; qualitative study; spinal stenosis; salutogenesis; salutogenic; sciatica; spine surgery; suffering; Swedish spine register; Swespine; VAS; weight loss; weight change; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi;

    Abstract : During recent decades, lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) has become the most common indication for spine surgery, a change that coincides with a higher worldwide prevalence of overweight and obesity. Thus, surgical treatment of LSS in the overweight and obese population is common and increasing in scope. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Contextual Behavioral Approach for Obesity Surgery Patients

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Sandra Weineland; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; obesity; bariatric surgery; stigma; emotional eating; body dissatisfaction; Acceptance and Commitment therapy; Internet; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates a contextual behavioral approach for obesity surgery patients. In a contextual approach a behavior is interpreted as inseparable from its current and historical context. Candidates for bariatric surgery often have a history of self-stigma, body dissatisfaction and eating for emotional relief. READ MORE