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body dissatisfaction

Person’s negative thoughts about his or her own body. This includes judgements about size and shape, muscle tone and generally involves a discrepancy between one's own body type and an ideal body type.
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  • body image dissatisfaction
  • negative body image
  • body shape dissatisfaction
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