What's Working: The following comments of the FGs reflect this: It is the space where symbolic conflicts represent the prevailing issues of reality in our existence. If the image causes feelings of discomfort, it is because the image reflected by the mirror represents a misunderstanding and does not reflect all that we are 18 ; it only represents us in an imaginary form and thus enables the appearance of what one does not want to see, something that is particular to each of us. That hardly fulfills the common stereotype that girls are the ones obsessed with their looks. In contrast, merely 8 percent of these posts were by women 25 or older, and only 14 percent by men that age. Body dissatisfaction among middle-aged and older women.
If the social context values a thin body model, corresponding to the standard of beauty, overweight and obesity cause embarrassment.
An Old Woman ('The Ugly Duchess')
The sweet expression, the rhythmic way of walking that make beauty, good character manifesting itself" FG1. Comments There are currently no comments You must log in to comment. We chose the focus group FG method, as this technique seeks to capture the language forms, expressions and types of comments of a given segment, to achieve greater levels of understanding and achieve deeper awareness of a topic based on debates focused on specific subjects If beauty is the property of a healthy body, a sick body presupposes ugliness. Canada U. The purpose of the present study was to describe the meaning of physical beauty in old age in order to discover the understanding that older women have about such beauty, as well as analyzing and describing the meanings that they attribute to physical beauty in old age.