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Appearance, happiness and success: ‘What is beautiful is good'

Stock, Nicola



In our beauty-obsessed world, where incessant dissatisfaction with appearance is considered to be ‘normal’, it can seem as though those with ‘good looks’ are the ones who have it all. But is it the case that being beautiful can get you further in life? Nicola Stock explores the human fascination with keeping up appearances and highlights the impact of attempting to meet modern unrealistic ideals of beauty.

Journal Article Type Article
Journal Journal of Aesthetic Nursing
Print ISSN 2050-3717
Publisher Mark Allen Healthcare
Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed
Volume 5
Issue 1
Pages 27-29
APA6 Citation Stock, N. (in press). Appearance, happiness and success: ‘What is beautiful is good'. Journal of Aesthetic Nursing, 5(1), 27-29.
Keywords visible difference
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