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Media exposure, current and future body ideals, and disordered eating among preadolescent girls: A longitudinal panel study
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Journal Youth and Adolescence 35 (2) pg 136-146
Objective: To explore the relationship between media exposure, internalization of the thin body ideal, and disordered eating among pre-adolescent girls. Design: Longitudinal, testing whether exposure to TV and magazine media at wave 1 predicted body ideals (current and future) and disordered eating at wave 2 a year later. Subjecontinued
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Age Group:
Childhood (birth-12 yrs), School Age (6-12 yrs)
Study Design:
Correlational Study, Longitudinal Study
Source of Funding:
Wiliam T. Grant Foundation, Scholars Award
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