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      Perspectives and Dissatisfaction of Body Image among Rural Obese Adolescents

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      Journal of ASIAN Behavioural Studies

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          Body image often link to the consciousness of one's body, however, to date, little is known in Malaysia that utilizes qualitative inquiry to understand the perspectives of body image among obese adolescents especially in rural settings. This study conducted to explore the perspectives of body image among obese adolescents in rural settings. An interpretative phenomenological design used to interview 14 obese adolescents aged 13-17 years old in rural Selangor, Malaysia. The findings showed most of the participants expressed their dissatisfaction with their body image due to their interaction with their surroundings environment, while some showed no worries about being obese.

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          Journal of ASIAN Behavioural Studies
          jABs
          e-IPH Ltd.
          2514-7528
          June 29 2018
          July 20 2018
          : 3
          : 9
          : 105
          Article
          10.21834/jabs.v5i18.88
          © 2018

          This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

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