Texas Tech University

Study Says Women With More Tattoos Actually Have Higher Self-Esteem

Elite Daily

December 1, 2015

Elite Daily - A new study suggests that women with tattoos actually have higher self-esteem than their ink-less female counterparts.

The study, conducted by researchers at Texas Tech University, set out to uncover the correlation between tattoos and sense of self and wellbeing.

The research was led by Dr. Jerome Koch and measured the number of tattoos in comparison to levels of self-esteem, as well as depression and suicidal thoughts or attempts.

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