Media And Eating Disorders (A Research Study)

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Media And Eating Disorders (A Research Study) - Quiz


Research study on the affects of the Media on teenage girls and young women, which often causes Eating Disorders.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    True or False: A study found that adolescent girls were more fearful of gaining weight, than getting cancer, nuclear war or losing their parents.

    • A.

      True.

    • B.

      False.

    Correct Answer
    A. True.
    Explanation
    The given answer is true because the study mentioned in the question found that adolescent girls were more fearful of gaining weight than other significant and potentially life-threatening events such as getting cancer, nuclear war, or losing their parents. This suggests that body image and weight concerns are particularly prevalent among adolescent girls and may have a significant impact on their mental health and well-being.

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  • 2. 

    This is Dove's attempt at intervention. Is this appropriate? Why or why not?

  • 3. 

    80% of women who answered a People magazine survey responded that images of women on television and in the movies make them feel insecure. How do these images make you feel?

    • A.

      I am a girl and they make me feel insecure.

    • B.

      I am a girl and they do not make me feel insecure.

    • C.

      I am a guy and they make me feel insecure.

    • D.

      I am a guy and they do not make me feel insecure.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. I am a girl and they make me feel insecure.
    B. I am a girl and they do not make me feel insecure.
    C. I am a guy and they make me feel insecure.
    D. I am a guy and they do not make me feel insecure.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that the images of women on television and in movies make both girls and guys feel insecure. This is supported by the statement in the question that 80% of women who answered a People magazine survey responded that these images make them feel insecure. The question does not provide any information about the percentage of men who feel insecure, so it can be assumed that the images also have an impact on guys, although the extent of their insecurity may vary.

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  • 4. 

    On average, I weigh myself:

    • A.

      Once a week.

    • B.

      Several times a week.

    • C.

      Once a month.

    • D.

      NEVER!

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Once a week.
    B. Several times a week.
    C. Once a month.
    D. NEVER!
    Explanation
    The correct answer is all of the above options: Once a week, Several times a week, Once a month, and NEVER! Different individuals have different habits when it comes to weighing themselves. Some people may prefer to weigh themselves once a week to track their progress, while others may weigh themselves several times a week to monitor fluctuations. Some individuals may choose to weigh themselves once a month as a less frequent check-in, while others may never weigh themselves due to personal preferences or other reasons.

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  • 5. 

    Girls: Name 3 current female television personalities who you feel are overweight. Now name 3 female television personalities who you feel are underweight or at ideal weight.Guys: Name 3 current female television personalities who you feel are overweight. Now name 3 female television personalities who you feel are underweight or at ideal weight.

  • 6. 

    Of the following 3, please rate which female celeb you feel is most attractive in these pictures. Not in general. Bias your opinion to these images only.(A)(B)(C)

    • A.

      Most attractive: A

    • B.

      Most attractive: B

    • C.

      Most attractive: C

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Most attractive: A
    B. Most attractive: B
    C. Most attractive: C
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