Jolien Trekels

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Research suggests that sexualizing media messages are present in teen media and negatively affect young girls’ body image. Yet, it is unknown whether exposure to teen television programs is associated with girls’ engagement in appearance management behaviors. Two-wave longitudinal data among 785 girls (Mage = 11.65 years) were collected. Results show that(More)
Prior research has examined the influence of media exposure on adolescents' sexualized self-concept, but engagement in sexualizing appearance behaviors remains understudied, especially among a younger age group (i.e., early adolescents). This three-wave panel study among 971 nine- to 14-year-olds (Mage = 12.99, SD = 1.03) showed that discussing media(More)
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