ERIC Number: EJ606203
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Food Advertising and Eating Disorders: Marketing Body Dissatisfaction, the Drive for Thinness, and Dieting in Women's Magazines.
Wilson, Nona L.; Blackhurst, Anne E.
Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education and Development, v38 n2 p111-22 Dec 1999
States that although the influence of fashion advertising on women's relationships with food and their bodies has received considerable attention, the role of food advertising in women's magazines has been virtually unexplored. Argues that food advertisements reflect and contribute to the primary precursors of eating disorders: body dissatisfaction, the drive for thinness, and dieting. (Author/JDM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: "The Role of the Media in Mental Health." For related articles, see CG 555 268-272.