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Objectification theory predicts college women’s attitudes toward cosmetic surgery

Calogero, Rachel M., Pina, Afroditi, Park, Lora E., Rahemtulla, Zara K. (2010) Objectification theory predicts college women’s attitudes toward cosmetic surgery. Sex Roles, 63 (1-2). pp. 32-41. ISSN 0360-0025. (doi:10.1007/s11199-010-9759-5)

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Abstract

This study investigated cosmetic surgery attitudes

predominantlyWhite, British undergraduate women completed

interpersonal sexual objectification, self-surveillance,

attitudes. As expected, each of the objectification theory

surgery in the future. Also, as expected, sexual objectification

surgery, whereas self-surveillance uniquely predicted intrapersonal

women’s acceptance of cosmetic surgery as a way to

the degree to which they view themselves through the lenses of

sexual and self-objectification.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1007/s11199-010-9759-5
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Psychology
Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Psychology > Applied Psychology
Depositing User: Afroditi Pina
Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2010 14:32 UTC
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2020 04:05 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/25837 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Pina, Afroditi: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8850-5625
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