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Appearance concerns in later life: Do they really exist?

Hamlet, Claire

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Claire Hamlet
Occasional Associate Lecturer - CHSS - HSS


In Western society, where youth and beauty are given high status, older people can often feel pressured to adopt appearance-enhancing strategies, such as using anti-ageing products. Those who invest time and money into their image often do so to show they are coping well with later life and gain respect from others. Claire Hamlet examines the concept of successful ageing in relation to appearance


Hamlet, C. (2015). Appearance concerns in later life: Do they really exist?. Journal of Aesthetic Nursing, 4(7), 336-337.

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Jun 1, 2015
Publication Date Sep 2, 2015
Deposit Date Dec 7, 2015
Publicly Available Date Jun 19, 2016
Journal Journal of Aesthetic Nursing
Print ISSN 2050-3717
Publisher MA Healthcare
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 4
Issue 7
Pages 336-337
Keywords ageing, appearance, older adults, body image
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Additional Information Additional Information : This is the accepted version of the article which can be found in it's final form at Journal of Aesthetic Nursing


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