Do women with greater trait body dissatisfaction experience body dissatisfaction states differently? An experience sampling study

Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicza, Ben Richardsonc, Vivienne Lewisd, Josh Smythe, Isabel Krugf
Body Image, Volume 25, June 2018, Pages 1–8
Results indicated that individuals with elevated trait body dissatisfaction were reliably different from those with healthier body image in terms of average state body dissatisfaction ratings, but not for inertia or instability. State mean and trait body dissatisfaction uniquely predicted eating pathology, although their predictive accuracy for clinical caseness was comparable.