Perfectionistic Self Presentation Scale – Body Image (PSPS-BI)
Ferreira, C., Duarte, C., Pinto-Gouveia, J., & Lopes, C. (2016)General Description
The PSPS-BI is a 19-item measure which evaluates the need to present a perfect physical appearance to others (by displaying a flawless physical appearance and by occulting perceived imperfections in a public context). PSPS-BI presented two factors that measure the concealment of body imperfections and the display of body perfection. PSPS-BI revealed good internal consistency, concurrent validity, and temporal stability. PSPS-BI showed good preliminary evidence as a reliable and accurate measure, and seems to offer new possibilities to the research field of body image and eating-related difficulties.
Ferreira, C., Duarte, C., Pinto-Gouveia, J., & Lopes, C. (2016). The need to present a perfect body image: Development of a new measure of perfectionistic self-presentation. Current Psychology, 1, 9. doi:10.1007/s12144-016-9537-9 http://hdl.handle.net/10316/46897
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