Literature Review On Body Image And The Media
body image is understood as the “figuration of our body formed in our mind.” 1 it is a complex and multifaceted construct, 2 , 3 which is subdivided in two dimensions: perceptual and attitudinal. 2 , 3 the former defines accuracy in judgment of body size, shape, and weight. 4 the latter involves thoughts, feelings, and behaviors related to the.
Body image is a person's thoughts, feelings and perception of the aesthetics or sexual attractiveness of their own body. The concept of body image is used in a number of disciplines, including neurosc
Body image can be said to be a psychological construct, which can be defined as a person’s perception, thoughts and feelings about his or her body. Body dissatisfaction on the other hand, is a person’s negative thoughts about his or her feelings and these feelings are largely determined by social experiences, such as media images (Grogan, 1998).