Body art: the influence of self esteem, body image and personality in adults

dc.contributor.advisorEccles, Sineaden
dc.contributor.authorElmer, Nicolaen
dc.date.accessioned2014-06-27T15:22:50Z
dc.date.available2014-06-27T15:22:50Z
dc.date.issued2008
dc.description.abstractThis study investigated the influence of Self Esteem, Body Image and Personality on obtaining a form of body art in adults. A total of 104 participants completed the questionnaires, 51 had no form of body art and 53 had. The questionnaire contained, biographical details, a silhouette to mark the location of body art, the Rosenberg self esteem scale, the body image questionnaire and the Eysenck personality inventory. A small negative correlation was found between psychoticism and exposed body art [r= -.246, n=104, p <.05], a negative correlation was found between male body image and exposed body art [r = -.418, n=27, p<.05]. There was no significance found in the influence of Self Esteem, Body Image and Personality on individual obtaining a form of body art.en
dc.identifier.citationElmer, N. (2008). Body art: the influence of self esteem, body image and personality in adults. Bachelors Final Year Project, Dublin Business School.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10788/1783
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherDublin Business Schoolen
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dc.subjectPsychologyen
dc.subjectApplied psychologyen
dc.titleBody art: the influence of self esteem, body image and personality in adultsen
dc.typeFinal Year Projecten
dc.type.degreelevelBA (Hons)en
dc.type.degreenameBA in Psychologyen
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