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Document Type

Thesis - University Access Only

Award Date

1994

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Graduate Nursing

First Advisor

Barbara Goddard

Keywords

psychological aspects of teenage pregnancy, self-esteem in adolescence, body image

Abstract

In investigating the impact of pregnancy on the adolescent female's perception of herself and her body image, the following questions were addressed:
1. What is the adolescent's perception of her body prior to pregnancy?
2. What is the adolescent's perception of her body during pregnancy?
3. What is the relationship between the adolescent's pregnant body image and her pregnant body image?
4. What is the adolescent's level of self-esteem during pregnancy?

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Teenage pregnancy -- Psychological aspects
Body image
Self-esteem in adolescence

Format

application/pdf

Number of Pages

88

Publisher

South Dakota State University

Rights

Copyright © 1994 Leann Buell. All rights reserved

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