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Body image across the adult life span: stability and change.
By far, the majority of studies investigating body image in adults have drawn samples from college populations within a very narrow age range. The purpose of the present paper is to review empiricalExpand
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Body image across the life span in adult women: the role of self-objectification.
This study aimed to investigate women's body image across the entire life span from within the theoretical perspective provided by objectification theory (B. L. Fredrickson & T.-A. Roberts, 1997). InExpand
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The role of body objectification in disordered eating and depressed mood.
OBJECTIVES The study aimed to extend tests of objectification theory into the realm of depression. The theory's applicability to men was also investigated. DESIGN A cross-sectional study. METHODExpand
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The Role of Social Comparison in the Effect of Magazine Advertisements on Women's Mood and Body Dissatisfaction
Abstract This study aimed to investigate the role of social comparison processes in women's responses to images of thin-idealized female beauty. A sample of 126 women viewed magazine advertisementsExpand
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A Test of Objectification Theory in Former Dancers and Non-Dancers
In this study we aimed to test the complete model proposed in objectification theory (Fredrickson & Roberts, 1997) as it applies to disordered eating. Two samples of women, 50 former students ofExpand
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Media exposure, body dissatisfaction and disordered eating: television and magazines are not the same!
Objective: This study aimed to investigate the relationship between media exposure and body dissatisfaction and disordered eating in a more finely grained way than in previous studies. Expand
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Effects of Exposure to Thin Media Images: Evidence of Self-Enhancement among Restrained Eaters
The effects of viewing media-portrayed idealized body images on eating, self-esteem, body image, and mood among restrained and unrestrained eaters were examined. Study 1 found that restrained eatersExpand
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"Exercise to be fit, not skinny": The effect of fitspiration imagery on women's body image.
Fitspiration is an online trend designed to inspire viewers towards a healthier lifestyle by promoting exercise and healthy food. The present study aimed to experimentally investigate the impact ofExpand
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The contribution of peer and media influences to the development of body satisfaction and self-esteem in young girls: a prospective study.
This study aimed to prospectively examine the role of peer and media influences in the development of body satisfaction (incorporating the desire for thinness and satisfaction with appearance) inExpand
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A Test of Objectification Theory in Adolescent Girls
The present study tested the components of the model proposed by Objectification Theory (Fredrickson & Roberts, 1997) in a sample of adolescent girls. Two groups of girls aged between 12 and 16 yearsExpand
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