DEVELOPING A POSITIVE BODY IMAGE AMONG CHILDREN: A PROPOSAL FOR AN EDUCATIONAL INTERVENTION

Angela Visocchi, Simone Digennaro

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Body image is the subjective picture of individuals of their bodies, irrespective of their appearance. Social media impact body perception because it coveys unattainable appearance models vulnerable to developing body image dissatisfaction.

Based on a qualitative study carried out among 111 primary school students, the Authors will propose the framework for an educational intervention aimed to enhance some critical aspects of body image, such as self-awareness, emotional literacy, natural body-perceived body, dysmorphophobia, and gender.

 


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Body image, children, educational intervention, primary school

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