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Cash, Thomas F.; And Others – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1977
The physical attractiveness stereotype was examined as it pertains to the attribution of psychological disturbance among peers. Consistent with the stereotype, attractive interviewees were judged as less disturbed with better prognosis than unattractive interviewees. (Author)
Descriptors: College Students, Counselor Attitudes, Helping Relationship, Peer Acceptance
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Hobfoll, Stevan E.; Penner, Louis A. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1978
Investigated effect of a person's physical attractiveness on a therapist's initial judgment of that person's self-concept. Videotapes and audiotapes were made of interviews with attractive and unattractive males and females. Physically attractive persons of both sexes were rated as having better self-concepts than unattractive persons. (Author)
Descriptors: Helping Relationship, Higher Education, Interaction Process Analysis, Personality Assessment
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Noles, Steven W.; And Others – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1985
Examined the relationship between body image, global self-concept, and depression. Men and women (N=224) completed questionnaires and were videotaped and objectively rated on attractiveness. Results indicated that depressed subjects were less satisfied with their bodies and saw themselves as less physically attractive than was reported by…
Descriptors: Body Image, College Students, Congruence (Psychology), Depression (Psychology)