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ERIC Number: EJ634270
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0897-5264
Body Image, Self-Esteem, and Weight-Related Criticism from Romantic Partners.
Befort, Christie; Kurpius, Sharon E. Robinson; Hull-Blanks, Elva; Nicpon, Megan Foley; Huser, Laura; Sollenberger, Sonja
Journal of College Student Development, v42 n5 p407-19 Sep-Oct 2001
Examines weight-related criticism from romantic partners and the importance of the romantic relationship in relation to the body image and self esteem for college freshmen women. Results reveal that self esteem and body image were positively related. Partner importance also predicted self esteem, whereas criticism did not. (Contains 55 references and 2 tables.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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