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ERIC Number: EJ625716
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0890-1171
Internalization of the Sociocultural Ideal: Weight-Related Attitudes and Dieting Behaviors among Young Adolescent Girls.
Sherwood, Nancy E.; Neumark-Sztainer, Dianne
American Journal of Health Promotion, v15 n4 p228-31 Mar-Apr 2001
Surveyed adolescent girls regarding body dissatisfaction, dieting, and internalization of sociocultural values, media-influenced knowledge, acceptance of varied body shapes, and media exposure. Girls understood media influence on self-image and behavior and accepted varied body shapes. Significant numbers reported dissatisfaction with weight and body parts. Correlates of dieting included perceptions of overweight, body dissatisfaction, and internalization of sociocultural ideals. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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