Gambaran Body Image Pada Remaja Yang Mengalami Obesitas

Permana, Ferdian (2013) Gambaran Body Image Pada Remaja Yang Mengalami Obesitas. Skripsi thesis, Universitas Tarumanagara.


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Body image is a self-evaluation of body image components, focusing on the physical attributes and physical appearance (Markey & Markey, 2009). This study aims to provide an overview of body image in obese adolescents. Obesity is a condition of having too much body fat. According to the Department of Health and Human Services of the USA (2011), an indicator that shows the level of body fat is the Body Mass Index. The formula is the ratio of weight in kilograms by the square of height in meters (Garrow & Webster, 1985). A good body image is needed by the obese adolescents. If an obese adolescents don't have a good body image, it will make them maintain their obesity. Though the condition of obesity has some negative impacts to their biological, psychological, and social aspects. In-depth interviews was conducted on six adolescents (11-24 years old) who are obese. The study took 10 months from August 2012 until June 2013. The results indicate that all the subjects evaluate their bodies as fat compared to people in general, so it will limit their appearance in terms of attire and make them less confident about their bodies.

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Subjects: Skripsi/Tugas Akhir > Fakultas Psikologi
Divisions: Fakultas Psikologi > Psikologi
Depositing User: Admin Fakultas Psikologi
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2019 03:21
Last Modified: 01 Feb 2019 03:21

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