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Thin ideals in music television: a source of social comparison and body dissatisfaction.

Authors
  • Tiggemann, Marika
  • Slater, Amy
Type
Published Article
Journal
The International journal of eating disorders
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2004
Volume
35
Issue
1
Pages
48–58
Identifiers
PMID: 14705157
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The study demonstrated that the content of television programming can have negative consequences for women's body image. In addition, it offered social comparison processing as both a theoretic mechanism and a practical target for intervention.

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