Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 31st, 1998
This finding, based on an examination of the relationship between teasing and body image satisfaction in sixth-grade girls, indicates that worries about body image develop in girls at an age younger than detected in previous research.
L. Kris Gowen, PhD, of the Stanford Center on Adolescence, presented her study at the 106th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association held August 14-18, 1998, in San Francisco, California. Dr. Gowen found that girls who are socially victimized...
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