The Body-Image Concept Analysis of Youth and Adolescent
American Journal of Biomedical and Life Sciences
Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2017, Pages: 130-134
Received: Oct. 16, 2016; Accepted: Dec. 12, 2016; Published: Nov. 28, 2017
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Fikir Alebachew, Department of Nursing, Dessie Health Science College, Dessie, Ethiopia
Melaku Ashagrie, Department of Medical Laboratory, Dessie Health Science College, Dessie, Ethiopia
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Abstract
Body image is a complex entity, formed from both an Individual’s mental representation of the integrity and competence of their own physical self, as well as their awareness of how others perceive them- the social interpretation of their physical self. This paper examined the concepts of body image and its relationship with Body image-dissatisfaction, physical self-concept and self-esteem. For Adolescents and Young Adults body image and its relation with the concept of physical self-image are very important because body image determines their relationship with their friends, their social activities, and their self-esteem. They are very hot and sensitive for everything. Also, they are productive groups than other groups. It has negative impact on their life. So, this concept analysis is very important to avoid the negative impact of it.
Keywords
Body Image Dissatisfaction, Physical Self-Concept, Self-Esteem
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Fikir Alebachew, Melaku Ashagrie, The Body-Image Concept Analysis of Youth and Adolescent, American Journal of Biomedical and Life Sciences. Vol. 5, No. 6, 2017, pp. 130-134. doi: 10.11648/j.ajbls.20170506.14
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