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Body dissatisfaction and patterns of media use among preadolescent children
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal 36 (1) pg 40-54
Objective: To study preadolescent children’s satisfaction with their body size and media influence on their perceptions of ideal bodies.Design: Correlational, interview study examining differences between boys and girls in body size, body satisfaction, and attraction toward and recall of different types and aspects of media. Subcontinued
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Age Group:
Childhood (birth-12 yrs), School Age (6-12 yrs)
Study Design:
Correlational Study
Source of Funding:
Collge of Human Services, Education, and Public Policy Grants of the University of Delaware
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