Trying on Swimsuits Really Is the Worst, Study Shows

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Trying on Swimsuits Really Is the Worst, Study Shows

A newِ study finds that, forِ women, evenِ just imagining tryingِ onِ swimsuits canِ increase a bad mood.
Imagining wearing a swimsuit alsoِ increases feelings ofِ self-objectification, a term usedِ byِ psychologists toِ describe howِ people, oftenِ women andِ girls, takeِ anِ outsider’s view ofِ their bodies, reducing themselvesِ to objects toِ beِ evaluated.
Self-objectification hasِ a variety ofِ negative consequences ?— alwaysِ worrying aboutِ how youِ look, shame aboutِ the body, andِ it] isِ linked toِ eating disorders andِ depression, study researcher Marika Tiggemann, a psychologist atِ Flinders University inِ Australia, wrote inِ anِ email toِ LiveScience.