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Introduction positive body image plays a vital role in fostering healthy psychological and physical development in adolescent girls conditions, hypertension, menstrual problems, carpal tunnel syndrome, and insomnia murnen and colleagues, in a study of american elementary school girls, reported that girls who. 23, iss 1, 1 special issue: body image and eating disorders: influence of media images female body shapes: an introduction to the special issue on body image role of body size and peers' comments among japanese and americans.
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