Body image, eating disorders, and the media.

  title={Body image, eating disorders, and the media.},
  author={Marjorie J. Hogan and Victor C. Strasburger},
  journal={Adolescent medicine: state of the art reviews},
  volume={19 3},
          521-46, x-xi
Adolescence is a time of tremendous change in physical appearance. Many adolescents report dissatisfaction with their body shape and size. Forming one's body image is a complex process, influenced by family, peers, and media messages. Increasing evidence shows that the combination of ubiquitous ads for foods and emphasis on female beauty and thinness in both advertising and programming leads to confusion and dissatisfaction for many young people. Sociocultural factors, specifically media… 

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