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

Diedrichs, P. C. (2013) Do conversations about our appearance do us more harm than good? Journal of Aesthetic Nursing, 2 (7). pp. 349-351. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/22177

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Abstract/Description

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

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:fat talk, appearance, body image, anxiety
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences > Department of Health and Social Sciences
ID Code:22177
Deposited By: E. Thomas
Deposited On:18 Dec 2013 14:52
Last Modified:15 Nov 2016 18:22

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