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Within samples of men and women with either low or high BMIs, a higher incidence of anxiety and mood disorders was shown compared to cohorts with normative BMIs. In addition to impacting quality of life, body image dissatisfaction impacts medical populations in various ways, including compliance and treatment decision making. Because contextual factors are additive with respect to increasing body image dissatisfaction, patients with health problems may be at especially high risk for body image problems.
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Body Image Dissatisfaction. A Practitioner's Guide to Using Mindfulness, Acceptance, and Values-Based... by Victoria Follette,Steven C. Hayes,Michelle Heffner, et al.New Harbinger Publications|New Harbinger Publications||Adult NonfictionPsychologyLanguage(s): EnglishOn sale date: 22.03.2013Street date: 22.03.2013