‘Slim-thick’ is an idealized hourglass figure fuller than the traditional
thin-ideal (Appleford, 2016). Broader beauty standards may improve female
body image. Conversely, self-discrepancy theory posits if ideals differ
from the self, dissatisfaction can occur (Higgins, 1987). The current study
examined how different quantities (1, 3, or 7) of body types presented as
ideal affected body image sati...