Body image and self-esteem in older adulthood

  title={Body image and self-esteem in older adulthood},
  author={L. Baker and E. Gringart},
  journal={Ageing and Society},
  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
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