Understanding Women's Body Satisfaction: The Role of Husbands.

  title={Understanding Women's Body Satisfaction: The Role of Husbands.},
  author={Charlotte H Markey and Patrick M. Markey and Leann Lipps Birch},
  journal={Sex roles},
  volume={51 3-4},
This study was designed to examine the role women's husbands may play in determining their body satisfaction. One hundred and seventy-two (172; mean age = 37.53 years) European American women's body satisfaction, their perceptions of their husbands' satisfaction with their bodies, and their husbands' actual satisfaction with their bodies were assessed using the Body Figure Rating Scale; women's weight status was assessed using body mass index (BMI). Results indicated that wives were much more… CONTINUE READING
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