Emotional reactions following exposure to idealized bodies predict unhealthy body change attitudes and behaviors in women and men.

@article{Cahill2007EmotionalRF,
  title={Emotional reactions following exposure to idealized bodies predict unhealthy body change attitudes and behaviors in women and men.},
  author={Sara Cahill and Alexander Julien Mussap},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  year={2007},
  volume={62 6},
  pages={631-9}
}
OBJECTIVE We explored the extent to which changes in emotional states following exposure to images of idealized bodies predict unhealthy body change attitudes and behaviors in women and men, and whether particular psychological traits mediate these effects. METHOD One hundred thirty-three women and 93 men were assessed for unhealthy attitudes and… CONTINUE READING