Asian American college women's body image: a pilot study.

  title={Asian American college women's body image: a pilot study.},
  author={Allison S M Lau and Sharilyn K Lum and Krista M. Chronister and Linda M Forrest},
  journal={Cultural diversity & ethnic minority psychology},
  volume={12 2},
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of values acculturation and the influence of media on Asian American college women's overall body image. A sample of 59 Asian American women from two large universities completed self-report surveys, which included questions regarding values acculturation, media internalization, and overall body satisfaction. Results showed that Asian American women who identified more strongly with traditional Asian values reported higher levels of body… CONTINUE READING