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Dance therapy improves self-body image among obese patients

Published inPatient education and counseling, vol. 89, no. 3, p. 525-528
Publication date2012
Abstract

Obesity and disturbed eating behaviors are both associated with low self-esteem and distorted body images. The aim of this study was to assess the influence of a dance therapy program on the evolution of mental representations linked to body image among obese patients. Changes in body image were evaluated in terms of four parameters: physical, psychological, cognitive, and social.

Keywords
  • Obesity, Dance therapy, Body image
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MULLER-PINGET, Solange et al. Dance therapy improves self-body image among obese patients. In: Patient education and counseling, 2012, vol. 89, n° 3, p. 525–528. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2012.07.008
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