The use of social networking sites, body image dissatisfaction, and body dysmorphic disorder: A systematic review of psychological research.

  title={The use of social networking sites, body image dissatisfaction, and body dysmorphic disorder: A systematic review of psychological research.},
  author={Francesca C. Ryding and Daria J. Kuss},
The escalation of social networking site (SNS) usage has led to much research examining both the positive and negative implications SNS can have on well-being. However, whilst many studies have investigated the relationship between SNS usage and body image, there remains a paucity of research in regards to SNS usage and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD). A systematic search was undertaken using Web of Science, PsychInfo and PubMed databases to identify SNS usage and patterns, SNS features and… 
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