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ERIC Number: EJ562261
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0001-8449
The Influence of Fashion Magazines on the Body Image Satisfaction of College Women: An Exploratory Analysis.
Turner, Sherry L.; Hamilton, Heather; Jacobs, Meija; Angood, Laurie M.; Dwyer, Deanne Hovde
Adolescence, v32 n127 p603-14 Fall 1997
Examines the impact of exposure to fashion magazines on women's (n=24) body image satisfaction. Results indicate that women who viewed fashion magazines prior to completing a body image satisfaction survey, preferred to weigh less, and were less satisfied with their bodies, than peers (n=15) who read news magazines before the survey. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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