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Body Image

What is BODY IMAGE ? Why does it matter? By By Carolina Gouguenheim

The idea of Body Image includes not merely what we see in the mirror but also different dimensions of perception, affect, cognition and behavior. It is a complex multidimensional construct.

Our mental representation of body shape, size and form is influenced by a variety of historical, cultural, social, individual and biological factors, which operate over varying time spans”.

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