عنوان مقاله [English]
Introduction: Social acceptability is one of the main aspects in social relations. The aim of this study was to compare body image and self-esteem of students with high and low social acceptance.
Method: Research method was causal-comparative. 360 patients with cluster sampling selected from high school students in Qazvin, then 108 people from this number were identified as stars and isolated person by sociometry. In order to measure the variables of the questionnaire, the Cashs Multidimensional Body-Self Relations (1990) and self-esteem scale (Rosenberg, 1965) were used. Data analyzed by using Analysis of Variance.
Results: The results showed that there are significant differences between satisfaction of body image and self-esteem in isolated and stars, and the mean of body image and self-esteem of the stars is higher than isolated persons. Also there are a significant difference between high and low acceptable girls in body image and self-esteem. But there is not any differences between boys.
Conclusion: Results indicated that social acceptance is important in body image and self-esteem especially between girl students. Also high acceptance in group could be positive effect on attitudes toward self.