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Development and validation of makeup and sexualized clothing questionnaires

Abstract Background
Body acceptance programs on college campuses indicated that collegiate women often report feeling pressure to dress in a sexualized manner, and use makeup to enhance beauty. Currently, no quantitative measures exist to assess attitudes and daily behaviors that may arise in response to perceived pressure to wear makeup or dress in a provocative manner. The goal of the current studies was to develop brief self-report questionnaires aimed at assessing makeup and sexualized clothing use and attitudes in young women.
An exploratory factor analysis in a sample of 403 undergraduate women was used in Study 1 to create items to measure the pressure women feel to wear makeup and sexualized clothing. A confirmatory factor analysis (... (more)
Created Date 2017-11-22
Contributor Smith, Haylie (ASU author) / Perez, Marisol (ASU author) / Sladek, Michael (ASU author) / Black Becker, Carolyn (Author) / Ohrt, Tara (ASU author) / Bruening, Amanda (ASU author) / College of Public Service and Community Solutions / School of Public Affairs / College of Liberal Arts and Sciences / Department of Psychology
Type Text
Extent 13 pages
Language English
Identifier DOI: 10.1186/s40337-017-0171-1 / ISSN: 2050-2974
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Citation Smith, H., Perez, M., Sladek, M. R., Becker, C. B., Ohrt, T. K., & Bruening, A. B. (2017). Development and validation of makeup and sexualized clothing questionnaires. Journal of Eating Disorders, 5(1). doi:10.1186/s40337-017-0171-1
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