Role of self-presentation in the health practices of a sample of irish adolescents Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • The association between self-presentational motives and health behaviors were studied in a sample of 183 Irish adolescents. Among girls, dieters and nonexercisers scored higher on measures of trait self-presentational concern than nondieters and exercisers. Self-presentational concerns were positively correlated with boys' and girls' endorsement of self-presentational motives for certain health practices.

publication date

  • April 2001