Seeing the beauty in everyday people: a qualitative study of young Australians' opinions on body image, the mass media and models.

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While governments have called for greater body size diversity in media imagery to promote positive body image and prevent disordered eating, the fashion and advertising industries often argue that average-size models do not appeal to consumers. Focus groups were conducted with 76 young Australian women and men to provide a previously neglected consumer… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.bodyim.2011.03.003

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@article{Diedrichs2011SeeingTB, title={Seeing the beauty in everyday people: a qualitative study of young Australians' opinions on body image, the mass media and models.}, author={Phillippa C. Diedrichs and Christina Lee and Marguerite Kelly}, journal={Body image}, year={2011}, volume={8 3}, pages={259-66} }