The effects of advertising on body image have been studied by researchers,
ranging from ... These types of TV shows are teaching women that it is okay to
change their image to fit the "feminine...
Body image was significantly more negative after viewing thin media images than
... prolonged television exposure, suggesting a negative impact of this media.
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Ø Cultural pressures that glorify "thinness" and obtaining the "perfect body" ... The
ideal body image for teenage girls comes from advertisements. ... Television
commercials tell girls and women, if they lose weight or apply beauty products
television shows and the twelve highest rated reality television shows, as
reported by the. Nielsen ..... dissatisfaction and the drive for thinness with
shape, and peer comparisons, as well as internalization of the thin-ideal and
body dissatisfaction measures. .... Women who are heavy viewers of television –
particularly of thin-ideal .... program genres (e.g. teen drama, reality, comedy, etc.
Television shows featuring thin or very muscular actors make viewers feel like ...
Teenagers need to realize that society's ideal body image is not achievable.
Oct 20, 2010 ... As a teenage girl, I watch television on a regular basis. ... The media's obsession
with thinness is having a serious effect on girls and young ...
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Jan 30, 2013 ... Peers exert a greater influence on teenage girls' dissatisfaction with their bodies
than do thin ideals in television or social media use, according ...
Today's children and teens are surrounded by media images and messages ...
Many magazines, websites, movies, music videos, TV shows and other media
portray ... operas and music videos can increase young people's drive for
Simply put, advertisers believe that thin models sell products. For almost a ... 
Magazine Publishers of America, Market Profile: Teenagers! (NY: Magazine ...