ERIC Number: EJ998550
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Apr
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 33
"Made This Way for a Reason": Body Satisfaction and Spirituality
Buser, Juleen K.; Parkins, Rachael A.
ADULTSPAN Journal, v12 n1 p24-37 Apr 2013
Nine female participants shared their experiences of body satisfaction, spiritual beliefs, and the intersection of these domains. Using phenomenological inquiry, the authors identified 6 themes in participant interviews. The authors discuss ways in which this study extends previous research, in addition to providing suggestions for counseling practice.
Descriptors: Human Body, Females, Satisfaction, Self Concept, Spiritual Development, Phenomenology, Interviews, Adults, College Students, Religion, Mass Media, Genetics
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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