VESTIGIAL BODY IMAGE

the subjective or interior picture of one's appearance which isn't always altered by modifications to one's surface features.

VESTIGIAL BODY IMAGE: "People who have lost significant weight might persist to have a vestigial body image of a heavy person."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "VESTIGIAL BODY IMAGE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/vestigial-body-image/ (accessed October 22, 2020).
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