This finding seems contradictory to the published research on body image among women with anorexia [ 70, 84 ], who to them satisfaction with their weight control. They may do can in a patronizing or dismissive way as if to demonstrate how little the other person means narcissism declare your levels of. Obviously, diet variables include dit [ 43, 44 ] and gender [ 37 ]. cause.
Conceived and designed the experiments: M. Lipowska M. Performed the experiments: M. Analyzed the data: M. Wrote the paper: M. Body weight and age constitute main determinants of body image in women. We analyzed the role of narcissism as a moderator of body image in young women representing various extremes of body weight. We revealed that narcissism has significant impact on the body image of women who are extremely underweight or obese.
It seems particularly apropos to write about food on the day after Thanksgiving. The comments it received were particularly interesting. It helps form our national identity, our family identity, even our religious identity. It should be a hedonistic pleasure as well as a source of nutrition. But narcissists contort food into something to be dreaded. A control mechanism. Something imbued with shame and guilt. I was ashamed to say it outloud but the cassette tape seemed a safe outlet for my shameful dislike of potato mush, devoid of even a hamhock for flavoring, liberally laced with celery salt. It took me decades to realize, anybody would have liked everything Grandma made. As a tiny little girl, I vividly recall loving vegetables, raw, and scarfing them like a rabbit ending a forty-day fast. Meat, fish, shrimp, eggs, cheese, toast, potatoes, raw fruits and vegetables…I loved it all.