ERIC Number: EJ448427
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
The Elastic Body Image: The Effect of Television Advertising and Programming on Body Image Distortions in Young Women.
Myers, Philip N., Jr.; Biocca, Frank A.
Journal of Communication, v42 n3 p108-33 Sum 1992
Demonstrates a causal relationship between television portrayals of the ideal body and the distortion of self-perceived body size in a young female audience. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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