Socialization and selection effects in the association between weight conscious peer groups and thin-ideal internalization: A co-twin control study.

Affiliation with weight conscious peer groups is theorized to increase thin-ideal internalization through socialization processes. However, selection effects could contribute if genetic and/or environmental predispositions lead to affiliation with weight conscious peers. Co-twin control methodology was used to examine socialization and selection effects in… (More)

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