In conclusion the media images on the ideal body size has exposed individuals

In conclusion the media images on the ideal body size

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In conclusion, the media images on the ideal body size has exposed individuals especially women to faulty eating behaviors. This is because it has amplified specific body size over the others. The end result is feelings of insecurity, unattractiveness and distorted body sizes. To
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ANOREXIA: THE ROLE OF THE MEDIA 4 compensate these feelings, individuals have gone further to doing excessive exercise, dieting and use of laxative to prevent weight gain.
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ANOREXIA: THE ROLE OF THE MEDIA 5 References Grabe, S., Ward, L. M., & Hyde, J. S. (2008). The role of the media in body image concerns among women: a meta-analysis of experimental and correlational studies. Psychological bulletin , 134 (3), 460. Groesz, L. M., Levine, M. P., & Murnen, S. K. (2002). The effect of experimental presentation of thin media images on body satisfaction: A meta analytic review. International Journal of eating disorders , 31 (1), 1-16. Fairburn, C. G., & Harrison, P. J. (2003). Eating disorders. The Lancet , 361 (9355), 407-416. Sparhawk, J. M. (2003). Body image and the media: the media’s influence on body image (Doctoral dissertation, University of Wisconsin-Stout). Tiggemann, M. (2003). Media exposure, body dissatisfaction and disordered eating: Television and magazines are not the same!. European Eating Disorders Review , 11 (5), 418-430.
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