Self-esteem and women with disabilities.

@article{Nosek2003SelfesteemAW,
  title={Self-esteem and women with disabilities.},
  author={M. Nosek and R. Hughes and Nancy Swedlund and Heather B. Taylor and P. Swank},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={56 8},
  pages={
          1737-47
        }
}
This study examines the sense of self of women with physical disabilities in terms of self-esteem, self-cognition (perceptions of how others see them), and social isolation. [...] Key Method Data were gathered from a sample of 881 community-dwelling women in the USA, 475 with a variety of mild to severe physical disabilities, and 406 without disabilities. Correlation analyses indicated that the women with disabilities had significantly lower self-cognition and self-esteem, and greater social isolation than the…Expand
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