Transformations of body image associated with impaired perception

  • I. Levytska Ivan Franko State Pedagogical University of Drohobytsch’
Keywords: body image; diagnostic markers of disturbances; perception of physical I; image of the physical self.


The article presents a theoretical generalization and empirical study of the reasons of occurrence are revealed in the article and the diagnostic markers of disturbances of perception of physical I in early adolescence are described, the expediency of organization of psychological and pedagogical influence on correction of body image as a factor of optimization of self-image of girls of 15-18 years to the image of physical self is emphasized;  described a program of social and psychological training aimed at changing the attitude of girls to their health by updating the subjective importance of the functional component of the image of the physical self; an experimental and diagnostic study of indicators of the effectiveness of the program of psychological development and correction of body image in young adolescents is shown. The image of the physical I am tightly connected with self-esteem, as the cognitive component is not perceived by the person indifferent, but awakens in her the assessments and emotions, the intensity of which depends on the context and the cognitive content itself.  Global self-expression, which symbolizes the individual's feelings for or against, has a macrostructure that contains four emotional components and two subsystems: the self-esteem system and the emotional-value system. Self-esteem develops on the basis of leading activity, hierarchy of values, basic motives, social ideas, stereotypes, standards, norms of behavior in relation to which a person conceives his / her self and creates personal meanings.  The structure of self-esteem can be expressed as follows: First, there is some generalized self-esteem (self-esteem, self-esteem), which is a holistic, one-dimensional and universal formation, which expresses the degree of positive attitude of the individual to his own imagination of the image of "I";  second, this generalized self-integration is in some way integrated with partial self-esteem according to their subjective significance.


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Levytska, I. (2019). Transformations of body image associated with impaired perception. Fundamental and Applied Researches in Practice of Leading Scientific Schools, 34(4), 39-46.