Interpersonal rejection and self-affirmation: The moderating effect of body weight contingent self-worth on women’s body image evaluation

@inproceedings{ODriscoll2019InterpersonalRA,
  title={Interpersonal rejection and self-affirmation: The moderating effect of body weight contingent self-worth on women’s body image evaluation},
  author={Lauren M O'Driscoll},
  year={2019}
}
Drawing upon the contingencies of self-worth and sociometer theories of self-esteem, these studies were devised to extend existing literature on the moderating effect of body weight contingent self-worth on the impact of interpersonal rejection on women’s body image evaluations. Two experimental studies were conducted. Study 1 was designed to assess the prediction that women with elevated body weight contingent self-worth would defensively selfenhance within the domain of body image in response… CONTINUE READING

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