The Body Esteem Scale: a convergent and discriminant validity study.

@article{Franzoi1986TheBE,
  title={The Body Esteem Scale: a convergent and discriminant validity study.},
  author={S L Franzoi and Michael Herzog},
  journal={Journal of personality assessment},
  year={1986},
  volume={50 1},
  pages={24-31}
}
This research was intended to further establish convergent and discriminant validity for a recent Body Esteem Scale (BES) which measures different dimensions of body satisfaction in young adults. One hundred and fifty-four male and 193 female undergraduates completed the BES, the Body Consciousness Questionnaire (BCQ), the Self-Esteem Scale, and several questions pertaining to exercise, food intake, and attractiveness. Good convergent and discriminant validity was demonstrated by the Male Upper… CONTINUE READING

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