Swami, Viren, Taylor, Rosanne and Carvalho, Christine (2009) Acceptance of cosmetic surgery and celebrity worship: evidence of associations among female undergraduates. Personality and Individual Differences, 47 (8). pp. 869-872. ISSN 0191-8869Full text not available from this repository.
The present study examined the association between acceptance of cosmetic surgery and celebrity worship in a sample of British female undergraduates. A total of 401 women completed the Acceptance of Cosmetic Surgery Scale (ACSS; Henderson-King & Henderson-King, 2005), the Celebrity Attitude Scale (McCutcheon, Lange, & Houran, 2002), and provided their demographic details. Results showed that there were highly significant correlations between all subscales of the ACSS and CAS, as well as with participant age, and body mass index (BMI). A series of multiple regressions showed that celebrity worship and participant demographics explained about half of the variance in acceptance of cosmetic surgery, with Intense-personal celebrity worship emerging as the strongest predictor. Limitations of the current study are discussed in conclusion.
|Subjects:||University of Westminster > Social Sciences and Humanities|
|Depositing User:||Miss Nina Watts|
|Date Deposited:||20 Jul 2010 15:35|
|Last Modified:||20 Jul 2010 15:35|
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