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    THE INFLUENCE OF PERSONALITY (EXTRAVERSION AND NEUROTICISM) ON BODY IMAGE, MEDIATED BY CELEBRITY WORSHIP, AMONG THAI FEMALE ADOLESCENTS IN BANGKOK 

    Narula, Navneet; Varma, Parvathy (Digital Production Press, Assumption University, 2017)

    The purpose of the current investigation was to examine the direct and indirect influences of the two dimensions of personality (extraversion and neuroticism) on body image, being mediated by celebrity worship, among adolescents in Bangkok. A total of 250 female adolescents were recruited from various locations/sites in Metropolitan Bangkok through convenience sampling. The participation involved the filling in of a set of Thai-translated questionnaires. The scales used were Celebrity Attitude Scale (CAS), The Eysenck Personality Questionnaire ...
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    The relationship between self-concept, body image, and the personal health of the Assumption University female student 

    Siriporn Poonruksa; Kirksey, Regina

    This correlative study had the following four objectives; 1) to explore the self-concept and body image of the Au female students, 2) to explore the Au female students’ knowledge concerning personal health, 3) to identify health behaviors of Au female students, and 4) to study the correlation between self-concept, body image, and personal health of the Au female students. The population consisted of 1,336 female students who were pursuing a bachelor degree. The 243 participants were selected using stratified random sampling technique. Data was ...
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    The acceptance of cosmetic surgery : a study on Thai women in Bangkok 

    Wareerath Akkalatham (Assumption University, 2013)

    The business of cosmetic surgery has now become a very lucrative and fast-paced industry as appearance-enhancing treatments and procedures have become increasingly popular around the world. A number of cosmetic surgery clinics and hospitals are now competing against one another to capture a share of the multi-billion dollar cosmetic surgery market. Thailand has been one of the most sought after countries for cosmetic surgery and ranks among the top 20 countries for cosmetic surgery procedures worldwide. The main aim of this study ...
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