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Author: Borzekowski, Dina L.G.; Bayer, Angela M.
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CMCH Synopsis: This study gives an overview of the research done on body image and media use among adolescents. Research has shown that what young people see in the media can influence their own body image and might be connected to eating disorders. Adolescents' body image could be improved by showing more healthy looking people and promoting positive body images and eating habits in the media. Center on Media and Child Health
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Year: 2005
Article Title: Body image and media use among adolescents
Journal: Adolescent Medicine Clinics
Volume: 16
Issue: 2
Pages: 289-313
ISSN: 1547-3368
Source of Funding: Funding Source Not Stated in Paper
Study Design: Review
Publication Type: Journal Article
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Age Group: Adolescence (13-17 yrs), Adulthood (18 yrs & older), School Age (6-12 yrs), Young Adulthood (18-29 yrs)
Keywords: Adolescents
Advertisements
Anorexia
Body Dissatisfaction
Body Image
Bulimia
Content Ratings
Diabetes
Eating Behavior
Eating Disorders
Food (Media Content)
Gender Differences
Health
Internet
Interventions
Magazines
Media Diet
Obesity
Physical Activity
Physical Appearance (Media Content)
Policy
Psychology
Self Perception
Television
Television Programs
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