Attractive celebrity and peer images on Instagram: Effect on women's mood and body image.

  title={Attractive celebrity and peer images on Instagram: Effect on women's mood and body image.},
  author={Zoe Ann Brown and Marika Tiggemann},
  journal={Body image},

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