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Percept Mot Skills. 2002 Feb;94(1):189-96.

The body-image questionnaire: an extension.

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  • 1Department of Psychology, University of Bordeaux 2, France.

Abstract

The 19-item Body-Image Questionnaire, developed by our team and first published in this journal in 1987 by Bruchon-Schweitzer, was administered to 1,222 male and female French subjects. A principal component analysis of their responses yielded an axis we interpreted as a general Body Satisfaction dimension. The four-factor structure observed in 1987 was not replicated. Body Satisfaction was associated with sex, health, and with current and future emotional adjustment.

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