Social Sciences & Psychology
Received: 22 Apr 2020 , Published: 01 May 2020
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Adolescence is a transition period, in which teens experience changes in their physical form. These changes made teens become inferior to their body shape. Therefore the purpose of this study was to examine the relationship of body image with self-esteem and emotional intelligence in middle school students. The study was conducted with quantitative methods with N = 146 students and SMP X students. Data analysis was performed using regression methods. From the results of data analysis it was found that there was a significant effect between self-esteem and emotional intelligence with body image. The lower self-esteem score in adolescents, the higher their body image score will be. In addition, the lower the emotional intelligence score, the higher the body image score will be.
Keywords: Body image, self-esteem, emotional intelligence, adolescence.
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