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Do conversations about our appearance do us more harm than good?

Diedrichs, Phillippa C

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Abstract

Research has shown that appearance conversations are commonly associated with increased body image concerns and anxiety about ageing. In this article, Research Health Psychologist and Senior Research Fellow Phillippa Diedrichs explores where these issues stem from and why reducing 'fat talk', 'old talk' and 'body talk' could be a useful way to improve body image

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Sep 1, 2013
Journal Journal of Aesthetic Nursing
Print ISSN 2050-3717
Publisher Mark Allen Healthcare
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 2
Issue 7
Pages 349-351
APA6 Citation Diedrichs, P. C. (2013). Do conversations about our appearance do us more harm than good?. Journal of Aesthetic Nursing, 2(7), 349-351
Keywords fat talk, appearance, body image, anxiety
Publisher URL http://www.aestheticnursing.co.uk/cgi-bin/go.pl/library/article.cgi?uid=100422;article=JAN_2_7_349_351
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