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NetGirls: the Internet, Facebook, and body image concern in adolescent girls
Publication Type:
Journal Article
International Journal of Eating Disorders 46 (6) pg 630-633
Objective: To examine the relationship between Internet use, with particular attention to use of the social networking site Facebook, and concern with body image among Australian adolescent girls, ages 13-15.Design: Cross-sectional survey study.Subjects and Setting: 1,087 adolescent girls, ages 13-15, enrolled in grades 8-9 in 1continued
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Age Group:
Adolescence (13-17 yrs)
Study Design:
Correlational Study
Source of Funding:
Australian Research Council Discovery Project. Grant Number: DP0986623
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