A Test of Objectification Theory with Lesbian Women

  title={A Test of Objectification Theory with Lesbian Women},
  author={Holly B. Kozee and Tracy L Tylka},
This study extends research on objectification theory as it applies to eating disorder symptomatology by examining whether its tenets generalize to women identifying as lesbian. Lesbian women (N = 181) and a comparison sample of heterosexual women (N = 196) completed measures of objectification theory constructs (interpersonal sexual objectification, body surveillance, body shame, interoceptive awareness, disordered eating). The model of objectification theory was tested separately for lesbian… CONTINUE READING

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