The Implicit Relational Assessment Procedure As a Measure of Self-Esteem

  title={The Implicit Relational Assessment Procedure As a Measure of Self-Esteem},
  author={C. Alix Timko and Erica L. England and James D. Herbert and Evan M. Forman},
  journal={The Psychological Record},
Two studies were conducted to pilot the Implicit Relational Assessment Procedure (IRAP) in measuring attitudes toward the self: one related to body image specifically and another assessing the broader construct of self-esteem. Study I utilized the IRAP with female college students to examine self-referential beliefs regarding body image. Results revealed positive associations between self-referential beliefs on the IRAP and explicit measures of body image satisfaction and acceptance, likelihood… 

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