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Dehghani M, Chehrzad M M, Jafari Asl M, Soleimani R, Kazem Nejad Leili E. Survey the satisfaction with body image and its related factors in female ‎adolescents in high schools in Rasht city in ‎‏2010‏. J Holist Nurs Midwifery. 2011; 21 (2) :7-12
URL: http://hnmj.gums.ac.ir/article-1-181-en.html

, chehrzad@gums.ac.ir‏ ‏
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Introduction: Adolescence is an important period of cognitive occupancy with body image ‎because in addition to sexual attraction, body also experiences appearance‏ ‏changes.‎

 Objective: This study aims to determine the satisfaction with body image female adolescents ‎in high school in Rasht city in ‎‏2010‏‎.‎

 Methods: This is a cross sectional descriptive study on ‎‏450‏‎ high school females in Rasht city ‎chosen by random cluster sampling in the ‎‏2010‏‎. Data were collected using Multidimensional ‎Body-Self Relations Questionnaire-Appearance scale‏)‏MBSRQ-AS) including‏ ‏four domains: ‎appearance evaluation‏)‏AE), appearance orientation (AO), body areas satisfaction (BASS), ‎overweight preoccupation (OWPREOC)‎‏ ‏was completed and data were analyzed using SPSS ‎software version ‎‏16‏‎, and descriptive statistics were used for data analysis.‎

 Results: Mean satisfaction with body image in domains of appearance orientation (‎‏49.2±4.85‏‎) appearance ‎evaluation (‎‏23‏‎.‎‏75‏‎±‎‏3‏‎.‎‏82‏‎) and body areas satisfaction‏ ‏‎(‎‏36‏‎.‎‏31‏‎±‎‏6‏‎.‎‏33‏‎) were high and in overweight preoccupation ‎domain(‎‏17‏‎.‎‏27±4‏‎.‎‏82‏‎) was low.‎

 Conclusion: Female adolescents in high school of Rasht city, beside appearance orientation ‎were satisfied with body image in appearance evaluation, body areas satisfaction and ‎overweight preoccupation domains. ‎

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/08/3 | Accepted: 2014/08/3 | Published: 2014/08/3

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