If I spread my legs, do I win?
Richins (1991) found that exposure to idealized images lowered subjects’ satisfaction with their own attractiveness. Stice and Shaw (1994) studied subjects’ reactions to pictures of thin models in magazines. Their results indicated that exposure to the thin ideal produced depression, shame, guilt, body dissatisfaction, and stress. Stice et al. (1994) found a direct relationship between media exposure and eating disorders symptoms.
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