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Mousavi S A, Pourhosein R, Zare-Moghaddam A, Mousavian Hejazi S A, Gomnam A. The body image in psychological perspective and theories . Rooyesh. 2016; 5 (2) :209-236
1- University of Tehran ,
2- University of Tehran
3- Islamic Azad University, Nehbandan Branch
4- University of Tehran, Faculty of psychology and educational sciences, Tehran, Iran
5- Islamic Azad University, Birjand Branch
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Propaganda images of the ideal body for men and women during the socialization process is internalized by the people and inspires them to try, But the inability of a significant proportion of men and women in achieving the ideal body prescribed, has been led to a sharp increase body dissatisfaction and therefore the risk of to various diseases, physical and mental and social damage has been.From many perspectives researchers Body Image is a multidimensional structures, including cognitive, behavioral and emotional components. This means that not only emotional assessments of individuals of body image their bodies are incorporated but They reflect different dimensions of their value and investment behavior in order to keep these dimensions will also be included. The researchers believe that the body image as a multi-faceted structures refers to the satisfaction of the individual's current physical (size, shape, appearance). Body image is defined as the interaction between the components of perceptual or cognitive assessment body size, and the components of the situation, as a complex cognitive- behavioral-emotional response to this assessment.Like other components discussed in psychology, body image as one of the major scale in their constituent interest to theorists is different and each one based on their scientific approaches, have tried to explain and justify this important psychological component.Therefore, in this article express the urgency and importance of body image to described the review of the descriptive study in view of psychoanalysis, cognitive - behavioral, socio-cultural and also psychological theories in this area have been discussed.

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Type of Article: Analysis | Subject: Health
Received: 2016/06/26 | Revised: 2019/10/9 | Accepted: 2016/07/13 | ePublished: 2016/07/31

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