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Women's Body Image Influenced By More Than Media
2012-10-03 16:09:03

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online So You Think You Can Dance. Cosmo. America´s Next Top Model. Maxim. Barbie Dolls. These are but a few examples of what many social scientists have decried as being at the root of a culture obsessed with an elusive and often impossible ideal of thinness. This study, published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders has found that genetics may make some women more vulnerable to the pressures associated with being thin....


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