Gayle R. Bessenoff, Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut.
CAN THE MEDIA AFFECT US? SOCIAL COMPARISON, SELF-DISCREPANCY, AND THE THIN IDEAL
Article first published online: 10 AUG 2006
Psychology of Women Quarterly
Volume 30, Issue 3, pages 239–251, September 2006
How to Cite
Bessenoff, G. R. (2006), CAN THE MEDIA AFFECT US? SOCIAL COMPARISON, SELF-DISCREPANCY, AND THE THIN IDEAL. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 30: 239–251. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-6402.2006.00292.x
Thanks to Julie Keen and Sarah Copeland for their help with data collection and to Wendi Gardner, Dave Kenny, Gloria Cowan, and the research lab group at the Yale Center for Eating and Weight Disorders for their thoughtful comments on this research.
- Issue published online: 10 AUG 2006
- Article first published online: 10 AUG 2006
- Initial submission: June 24, 2004 Initial acceptance: November 3, 2005 Final acceptance: January 27, 2006