volume 55, issue 6, P889-897 1987
DOI: 10.1037/0022-006x.55.6.889
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Jonathan W. Butters, Thomas F. Cash

Abstract: Body-image dissatisfaction is a problem that affects a substantial minority ofwomen and cuts across various diagnostic groups. College women with a significant level ofbody-image dissatisfaction were randomly assigned to either a cognitive-behavioral treatment (CBT) program (n = 15) or to a waiting-list control group (n = 16). The CBT program consisted of six structured, individual sessions that applied cognitive-behavioral procedures to the problem of negative body image. At pretest, posttest, and 7-week foUo…

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