An Examination of Influences on Body Dissatisfaction Among Asian American College Females: Do Family, Media, or Peers Play a Role?

@article{Javier2015AnEO,
  title={An Examination of Influences on Body Dissatisfaction Among Asian American College Females: Do Family, Media, or Peers Play a Role?},
  author={Sarah J. Javier and F. Belgrave},
  journal={Journal of American College Health},
  year={2015},
  volume={63},
  pages={579 - 583}
}
  • Sarah J. Javier, F. Belgrave
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of American College Health
  • Abstract Objective: The etiology of body dissatisfaction and its correlates (eg, disordered eating) among ethnic minorities is generally unknown. The purpose of this study was to replicate the tripartite model of influence in an Asian American college female sample in order to examine this relationship. Participants: Participants were 80 undergraduate Asian American females between the ages of 18 and 25. Methods: Participants completed a survey that included the Tripartite Influence Scale, Body… CONTINUE READING
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