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Body-image perception and dissatisfaction: acknowledging the sociocultural factors of obesity in South Africa

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dc.date.accessioned 2016-04-01 en
dc.date.accessioned 2021-03-17T16:15:31Z
dc.date.available 2021-03-17T16:15:31Z
dc.date.issued 2016-04-01 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/9612
dc.description HSRC Policy Brief, March en
dc.description.abstract The majority of underweight and overweight South Africans seem to be unaware that they are in danger, in the longer term, of ill health. They tend to misperceive their body size and they lack an understanding of the term 'normal/ healthy' body size. en
dc.format.medium Print en
dc.subject BODY IMAGE en
dc.subject OBESITY en
dc.subject WEIGHT MANAGEMENT en
dc.subject SOCIO-CULTURAL PRACTICES en
dc.subject HEALTH en
dc.title Body-image perception and dissatisfaction: acknowledging the sociocultural factors of obesity in South Africa en
dc.type Policy briefs en
dc.ProjectNumber XKAHAA en
dc.BudgetYear 2015/16 en
dc.ResearchGroup Population Health, Health Systems and Innovation en
dc.ArchiveNumber 9175 en
dc.URL http://ktree.hsrc.ac.za/doc_read_all.php?docid=16092 en
dc.outputnumber 7977 en
dc.bibliographictitle Mchiza, Z.J., Labadarios, D., Parker, W. & Bikitsha, N. (2016) Body-image perception and dissatisfaction: acknowledging the sociocultural factors of obesity in South Africa. (HSRC Policy Brief, March). http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/9612 en
dc.publicationyear 2016 en
dc.contributor.author1 Mchiza, Z.J. en
dc.contributor.author2 Labadarios, D. en
dc.contributor.author3 Parker, W. en
dc.contributor.author4 Bikitsha, N. en


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