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Thinness

Crane, Ichabod
Sleepy Hollow’s gaunt schoolmaster. [Am. Lit.: Legend of Sleepy Hollow]
Dartle, Rosa
Mrs. Steerforth’s gaunt companion. [Br. Lit.: David Copperfield]
Oyl, Olive
Popeye’s skinny girlfriend. [Comics: “Thimble Theater” in Horn, 657–658]
Sprat, Jack
“He could eat no fat.” [Nurs. Rhyme: Opie, 238]
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006) was found to be significantly associated with thinness in adolescent girls.
Objectives: The aim of the study was to evaluate the secular trends in thinness among competitive distance runners in Japanese high schools with sex-specific comparison.
Some authors argue that the pursuit of muscularity component in muscle dysmorphia is parallel to drive for thinness in anorexia because of the similarities of the symptoms and the high attention to diet, as well as the compensatory behavior of excessive exercise (Murray, Rieger, Touyz, & De la Garza, 2010).
In the present study, we assume that internalization of thinness norms could be a pathway through which personality traits affect self-regulation of eating attitudes.
Dr Lavis said while researching websites which promoted anorexia, she interviewed a young woman called Miriam, who told her: "There are lots of people who think it's just a vanity thing like, you know, anorexia is just the thinness and wanting to look thin, but it's not a vanity thing, it's not at all.
Furthermore, recent research demonstrated that perfectionistic self-presentation specifically related to body image is particularly present in women and is linked to increased body dissatisfaction and drive for thinness (Ferreira, Duarte, Pinto-Gouveia, & Lopes, 2013).
Moreover, processed on a 25om thin foil in a process flow compatible to a commodity manufacturing infrastructure (flat panel display fabs), the chip addresses the issue of cost and mechanical flexibility, thinness and robustness.
The thinness of the lens cannot be changed as even a slight alteration in the thinness may affect the photo quality.
Drive for thinness is the firm willingness to change one's body and shape to meet society's thinness ideal (Boschi et al.
The study explored on the theory that appearance exposure on the Internet is linked to body image disturbance among adolescent girls and found that specific Facebook activities are closely linked to body dissatisfaction and a drive for thinness.
The researchers focused on the potential psychological impact of women buying into this perceived ideal of thinness.
The current consensus indicates that research attempting to further explicate the nature of male body image ought to take into account both antonymic facets of male body image; the drive for muscularity and the drive for thinness (Bergeron & Tylka, 2007).