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Browsing by Subject "Body image"

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  • Kristjansdottir, Hafrún; Sigurðardóttir, Petra; Jónsdóttir, Sigurlaug; Þorsteinsdóttir, Guðlaug; Saavedra, Jose (MDPI AG, 2019-07-31)
    The aim of this study was to analyse body image concerns and symptoms of eating disorders in elite Icelandic athletes according to their sex, and sport practiced. The participants were 755 athletes (24.8 +/- 3.5 years in age) who compete at the highest ...
  • Gestsdottir, Sunna; Svansdottir, Erla; Sigurðsson, Héðinn; Arnarsson, Arsaell; Ommundsen, Yngvar; Arngrímsson, Sigurbjörn Árni; Sveinsson, Thorarinn; Jóhannsson, Erlingur (Termedia Sp. z.o.o., 2018)
    background Body image dissatisfaction has been linked with a range of adverse psychosocial outcomes in both genders and has become an important public health issue. Across all ages, women have reported being more dissatisfied with their bodies ...
  • Jóhannsdóttir, Ásta (British Psychological Society, 2018-06)
    Despite Iceland’s outstanding performance on global indices measuring gender equality, young women report higher levels of depressive symptoms than young men. This suggests a more complex situation than what appears in public discourse, where Iceland ...