Browsing by Author "Nantaraj Mansuwan"
Nantaraj Mansuwan (Assumption University, 2015)
Nantaraj Mansuwan; Weinstein, Ben (Assumption University Press, 2016)
Body dissatisfaction has a powerful influence in mental and physical wellbeing in women. It has been linked to depression, anxiety and eating disorders. The current study examined how relocating to Thailand was related to body dissatisfaction in expatriate women through appearance comparison. In Thailand, the average female BMI is roughly 15% less than those of women from the USA and the UK. Previous research has shown that women have the tendency to compare themselves unfavorably with other women who were slimmer, even though it was negatively ...