ERIC Number: EJ626000
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Is Self-Esteem Only Skin-Deep? The Inextricable Link between Physical Appearance and Self-Esteem.
Reclaiming Children and Youth, v9 n3 p133-38 Fall 2000
This article discusses the gender differences in perceived physical appearance that contribute to problems such as depression and eating disorders. Ways are explored to help children and adolescents reject media messages and base their self-esteem on genuine qualities. (Author/MKA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Topic: "Mirror Mirror. . .Kids and Body Image." For related articles, see CG 556 871-883.