Exploring the relationship between frequency of Instagram use, exposure to idealized images, and psychological well-being in women.

  title={Exploring the relationship between frequency of Instagram use, exposure to idealized images, and psychological well-being in women.},
  author={Maria do Socorro Mendonça Sherlock and Danielle Leigh Wagstaff},
  journal={Psychology of Popular Media Culture},
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