Eating behaviours and attitudes following prolonged exposure to television among ethnic Fijian adolescent girls.

@article{Becker2002EatingBA,
  title={Eating behaviours and attitudes following prolonged exposure to television among ethnic Fijian adolescent girls.},
  author={Anne E Becker and Rebecca A Burwell and Stephen E Gilman and David B. Herzog and Paul Hamburg},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={2002},
  volume={180},
  pages={
          509-14
        }
}
BACKGROUND There are no published studies evaluating the impact of introduction of television on disordered eating in media-naïve populations. AIMS To assess the impact of novel, prolonged exposure to television on disordered eating attitudes and behaviours among ethnic Fijian adolescent girls. METHOD A prospective, multi-wave cross-sectional design was used to compare two samples of Fijian schoolgirls before and after prolonged regional television exposure with a modified 26-item eating… CONTINUE READING

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