Body image and self-esteem in older adulthood

@article{Baker2009BodyIA,
  title={Body image and self-esteem in older adulthood},
  author={L. Baker and E. Gringart},
  journal={Ageing and Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={29},
  pages={977 - 995}
}
  • L. Baker, E. Gringart
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology
  • Ageing and Society
  • ABSTRACT Given global population ageing and the fact that Australia is experiencing a significant increase in the proportion of older adults in its population, research into ageing issues has become a national priority. Whilst body image and self-esteem have been empirically linked, the relationship among older adults has been neglected. This study investigated several body-image variables and their relationship to self-esteem in a sample of 148 men and women aged 65–85 years who were living… CONTINUE READING
    99 Citations
    Ageing and the body: one African perspective
    • 2
    • PDF
    Aging and exercise: Perceptions of the active lived-body
    • 6
    • PDF
    Body image in older adults: a review
    • 5
    Body image and body work among older women: a review
    • 10
    Gender Differences in Attitudes to Ageing among Norwegian Older Adults
    • 7
    • PDF
    Old, down and out? Appearance, body work and positive ageing among elderly South Korean women.
    • 16
    Health, body image, gender, and migration status: their relationship to sexuality in old age.
    • 8
    Attitudes to aging mediate the relationship between older peoples’ subjective health and quality of life in 20 countries
    • 64
    The body image construct among Western seniors: a systematic review of the literature.
    • 52

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 92 REFERENCES
    Body Image, Self‐Esteem, and Health Status in Middle and Later Adulthood
    • 83
    • Highly Influential
    Body image across the life span in adult women: the role of self-objectification.
    • 625
    Current conceptualisation of body image dissatisfaction: have we got it wrong?
    • 156
    • PDF
    Body image across the adult life span: stability and change.
    • 687
    The Relationship Between Women's Body Satisfaction and Self-Image Across the Life Span: The Role of Cognitive Control
    • 247
    Body-size dissatisfaction: Individual differences in age and gender, and relationship with self-esteem
    • 109
    How has body image changed? A cross-sectional investigation of college women and men from 1983 to 2001.
    • 286
    • PDF
    Age and Gender Differences in Body Attitudes: A Comparison of Young and Elderly Adults
    • 95
    • Highly Influential