Dynamic body image

Key References:

1. Clement U, Lowe B. [Validation of the FKB-20 as scale for the detection of body image distortions in psychosomatic patients] Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol.. 1996 Jul;46(7):254-9.

The study examines the validity of a body image questionnaire (FKB-20) assessing body image disturbances in a clinical sample (n = 405 outpatients of a psychosomatic clinic) and two non-clinical samples (n = 141 medical students and n = 208 sports students). The criterion group was constituted by 98 patients of the clinical sample with diagnosed body image disturbances (anorexia, transsexualism, hypochondriac symptoms). The validity coefficients were 0.56-0.65. The sensitivity of the questionnaire was 82-90%, the specificity 90-97%, and the total mistake rate was 8-10%. The FKB-20 proves to have good validity and can be used for the diagnosis of body image disturbances.

Fragebogen zum Körperbild (FKB-20)

Dieser Fragebogen beschreibt das körperliche Empfinden und die Einstellung zum eigenen Körper.

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