ERIC Number: EJ371471
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Gender-Specific Common Nouns: Sex Differences in Self-Use.
Slama, Katherine M.; Slowey, Betty J.
Sex Roles, v18 n3-4 p205-13 Feb 1988
Males and females completed questionnaires on self-esteem and their use of gender-specific nouns. The preferred terms did not vary with self-esteem or with psychiatric vs. nonpsychiatric status. These findings may differ with the use of pronouns. The results are discussed in terms of societal sex roles. (Author/VM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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