Gender and Body Image

  • Rachel M. Calogero
  • J. Kevin Thompson


That gender has a considerable impact on people’s body image may seem obvious based on the considerable attention paid to women’s and men’s bodies in popular culture (Thompson, Heinberg, Altabe, & Tantleff-Dunn, 1999; Wolf, 1991).


Body Image Body Dissatisfaction Cosmetic Surgery Body Shame Body Dysmorphic Disorder 
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  • Rachel M. Calogero
    • 1
  • J. Kevin Thompson
    • 2
  1. 1.University of KentKentUK
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyUniversity of South FloridaTampaUSA

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