ERIC Number: EJ634372
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Parent, Peer, and Media Influences on Body Image and Strategies to Both Increase and Decrease Body Size among Adolescent Boys and Girls.
McCabe, Marita P.; Ricciardelli, Lina A.
Adolescence, v36 n142 p225-40 Sum 2001
Investigated the nature of body image and body change strategies, as well as sociocultural influences on these variables, among a group of 1,266 adolescents. Findings indicated females were less satisfied with their bodies and were more likely to adopt strategies to lose weight, whereas males were likely to adopt strategies to increase weight and muscle tone. (BF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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