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The older woman's body image

Price, B. (2010). The older woman's body image. Nursing Older People, 22(1) pp. 31–36.

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Abstract

Body image is an important concept that has a significant effect on a person's self-esteem and self-confidence. Appreciating how the older body is perceived by a woman is an important first step to understanding how nurses might support patient dignity. This article reviews the latest literature on ageing and body image and suggests practical dialogues that nurses and patients can share.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2010 RCN Publishing Company Ltd.
ISSN: 1472-0795
Keywords: women; older person; older body; body image; altered body image; ageing
Academic Unit/Department: Health and Social Care > Health and Social Care
Item ID: 35559
Depositing User: Robert Price
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2012 16:16
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2012 16:16
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/35559
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