Body Image Self Esteem

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Introduction Student is one of the most important assets of a nation. For the greater prosperity of a nation it is essential that the maximum potentials of the younger generation should be explored and utilized. Body image and self esteem have an important impact on the achievement of students. There are different values that approve himself and a student who is the belief that he is capable of performing in a certain manner to attain their certain goals. In modern Psychology, a number of researches have surfaced to explore perceptions related to the idealized body image and its expected impact on the human behavior. Body image is a subjective picture of one’s own physical appearance established both by self observation and by nothing the…show more content…
There are following objectives • To evaluate the relationship between Body image and self esteem among males and female university student. • To observe good body image students have a high self esteem. • To explore that the body image is good in male students as compared to female students. • To observe that male students have high level of self esteem as compare to the female students. Hypothesis • There is a significant relationship between body image and self esteem. • Good body image students have high level of self esteem. • The body image is good in male students as compared to female students. Instruments Body Image Ideal…show more content…
The validity and reliability of this scale have been established. The internal consistency of BIQ is .81 for men .76 for women. The current researches uses the total body iame score obtained through the mean of the item by item cross product of the discrepancy rating X the importance rating. This is calculated after recording any zero rating for the discrepancy values to a minus 1. Self esteem Self-esteem is a positive or negative orientation toward oneself an overall evaluation of one 's worth or value. People are motivated to have high self-esteem, and having it indicates positive self-regard, not egotism. Self-esteem is only one component of the self-concept, which Rosenberg defines as "totality of the individual 's thoughts and feelings with reference to himself as an object." Besides self-esteem, self-efficacy or mastery, and self-identities are important parts of the self-concept. Much of Rosenberg 's work examined how social structural positions like racial or ethnic statuses and institutional contexts like schools or families relate to self-esteem. Here, patterned social forces provide a characteristic set of experiences which are actively interpreted by individuals as the self-concept is shaped. At least four key theoretical principles reflected appraisals, social comparisons, self-attributions, and psychological centrality underlie the process of

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