BODY-IMAGE IDEALS

n. the personal or individual standards set on body appearance. Actual attributes are developed and optimized to arrive at a standard closest to the idealized features. See body image- also body ideal.

BODY-IMAGE IDEALS: "Body-image ideals is an attitude which focuses more on optimizing actual attributes to improve appearance and arrive at the ideal."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BODY-IMAGE IDEALS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/body-image-ideals/ (accessed January 21, 2020).
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