Media And Eating Disorders (A Research Study)

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Media And Eating Disorders (A Research Study)

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.

  • 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.

  • 4. 
    On average, I weigh myself:
    • A. 

      Once a week.

    • B. 

      Several times a week.

    • C. 

      Once a month.

    • D. 

      NEVER!

  • 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