An Examination of the Tripartite Influence Model of Body Image

@article{Huxley2015AnEO,
  title={An Examination of the Tripartite Influence Model of Body Image},
  author={Caroline J. Huxley and Emma Halliwell and Victoria Clarke},
  journal={Psychology of Women Quarterly},
  year={2015},
  volume={39},
  pages={337 - 348}
}
According to the tripartite influence model of body image, appearance pressures from family, friends, partners, and the media lead to body dissatisfaction and restrained eating behaviours. There is strong support for this model among young, White heterosexual women. Evidence suggests that women who identified as lesbian as bisexual (LB) may be protected from sociocultural pressures around thinness, but no known research has tested the tripartite model among LB women. The current research tests… 

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