Episode 53: Body Image


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What do we mean when we talk about body image? What are the researchers saying about it? How does body image affect us as we age? And what are the implications on our sexuality? Join us as Jane and Ashley discuss the latest research and give some tips.

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Research we discussed on today’s show: Koch, P. B., Kernoff, P. M., Thurau, D., & Carey, M. (2005). “Feeling frumpy”: The relationships between body image and sexual response changes in midlife women, Journal of Sex Research, 42(3), 215-223. click here to reach the abstract.

Mader, A. (2013). Older adult experiences of their sexuality: A phenomenological inquiry. (Unpublished dissertation). Widener University, Chester, PA.

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