Body image, subjective happiness and eating attitudes among 19 to 63 years-old Turkish women

Volume 6 - Issue - 2
Vesile Oktan Mehmet Palancı
Pages: 114-124 Download Count : 215 View Count: 667 Facebook Share on Google+ Save to Zotero Save to Mendeley

Abstract:


The aim of this research is to investigate body image, subjective happiness and eating attitudes of women of different ages. The research group consists of 161 women. The age range of the research group is 19-63. In the study, Body Image Scale, Subjective Happiness Scale and Eating Attitude Test were used in order to collect data. ANOVA, Scheffe, the Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient method and multiple regression analysis method were adopted to analyze the data. According to the findings, a significant difference was identified between age groups of the participants and their subjective happiness. The results also indicated that there are considerable positive relationship between age and subjective happiness and, subjective happiness and body image. In addition, the findings indicate that age, body image and eating attitude are significant predictors of women‟s subjective happiness.

Keywords

  • Body image
  • age
  • subjective happiness
  • eating attitudes
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