Social and Psychological Aspects

Attached to my shape: College women perceptions of body shape, body area satisfaction, and religion.

Authors
  • Dawn Michaelson orcid logo (Auburn University)
  • Sheri Dragoo (Baylor University)
  • Jeong-Ju (Jay) Yoo orcid logo (Baylor University)

Abstract

This study investigates both attachment pathways by investigating the high and low levels of attachment to God and religious commitment along with women’s perspectives of body shape and body area satisfaction. Findings revealed college women perceived their body shape differently from their actual BMI body shape. 

Keywords: Religion, Body satisfaction, Body shape

How to Cite:

Michaelson, D., Dragoo, S. & Yoo, J., (2020) “Attached to my shape: College women perceptions of body shape, body area satisfaction, and religion.”, International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference Proceedings 77(1). doi: https://doi.org/10.31274/itaa.11878

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Published on
28 Dec 2020
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