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  1. 1. Can the Media Fix What it Has Broken?
  2. 2. Addressing body image issues in young girls and women is extremely important. There is a serious problem when a majority of young girls and women are dissatisfied with their bodies. Although there may be different causes for low body self-esteem, the media appears to be the main cause of body dissatisfaction.
  3. 3. Twenty-five years and an increase in mass media productions caused an increase in body dissatisfaction in females. Comer Abnormal Psychology Sixth Edition Copyright © 2007 by Worth Publishers
  4. 4. Figure 7.2 “Mirror, mirror, on the wall . . .” Comer: Abnormal Psychology, Sixth Edition “Mirror, mirror, on the wall…” Comer Abnormal Psychology Sixth Edition Copyright © 2007 by Worth Publishers
  5. 5.  Plastic Surgery  Cosmetic Procedures  Unbalanced Diet Regimes  Even Complete Isolation or Covering up  Developing serious body image disorders
  6. 6.  See every imperfection when looking in the mirror  Frightened by the image in the mirror  1 in 100 people suffer intense anxiety when they look in the mirror.  This intense anxiety is classified as the serious disorder, body dysmorphic disorder. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/9693178/
  7. 7. http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcShgxkM5pdesR5JJHCV1GXeOoitqgdYKckZERf1QIttr04uafzP
  8. 8. • Caused by childhood trauma, abuse, or neglect Psychodynamic View • Reward of a response to the reaction for the image disorder BehavioralView • Expression of emotions too difficult to convey, expressed in image issues and disorders CognitiveView Mental Cause •Within three years of imported U.S. television broadcasting of thin female images in Figi, an 11.9% increase in bulimia occurred among Fijian adolescent girls, who were once healthier and heavier •Media’s marketing of thin, Westernized body images impacted entire cultures Social Influence Impacts Entire Cultures • Ex. Barbie dolls linked to girls age 5-7 lower body esteem directly after exposure • 70% of nine year-olds are dieting Communicated Early to young girls •“Multibillion-dollar industry that thrives by distracting women away from a focus on what bodies do, overwhelming instead with images of how they ought to look” (Graydon). Money Driven Media Cause
  9. 9.  Ninety-nine percent of magazine images of women are photoshopped: airbrush, trim body parts, correct hair, make thinner, or, if too skinny, smooth over ribs or bones that stick out.  Diet products and food products are owned and marketed by same companies.  Television and reality shows market the “perfect” body on a regular basis.
  10. 10.  Perfect Baby  Photoshop: add dimples, change teeth  Baby wigs for bald babies  “Child is being unwittingly prepared for the combined blandishments of the beauty, style, food, and diet industries” (Orbach). http://cbsnewyork.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/baby- bangs.jpg?w=450 Baby Wigs for Your Perfect Baby?
  11. 11.  Reveal theTruth About Media Images  EducateYoung GirlsThrough Intervention Programs in School  Play Short Media LiteracyVideo Clips Between Programs and Online  Intervention Programs andVideos Include:  Presentation of how media alters almost every image prior to publication  Provide Statistics of the Average Female Body Shape
  12. 12. http://www.dove.ca/en/Tips-Topics-And- Tools/Videos/Evolution.aspx#ooid=w1ZG13Mj poDw6JvDfYaDmcoapqq9RAFx Unable to play video, follow this link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hibyAJOSW8U
  13. 13.  “Baby Bangs.” <http://cbsnewyork.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/baby-bangs.jpg?w=450>  “BDDAge of Onset.”. <http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcShgxkM5pdesR5JJHCV1GXeOoitqgdYKckZERf1QIttr04ua fzP>  Comer, Ronald J. Abnormal Psychology. NewYork: Worth Publishers, 2007. Print  Dittmar, Helga. "How Do "Body Perfect" Ideals in the Media Have a Negative Impact on Body Image and Behaviors? Factors and Processes Related to Self and Identity." Journal of Social &Clinical Psychology 28.1 (2009): 1-8. AcademicSearch Premier.Web. 24 June 2013.  Dove. <www.dove.co.uk/en/>  Graydon, Shari. "How the Media Keeps Us Hung Up on Body Image." Herizons 22.1. (2008): 16-19. AcademicSearch Premier.Web. 24 June 2013.  Halliwell, Emma, Easun,Alice, and Harcourt, Diana. "Body Dissatisfaction: Can a Short Media Literacy Message Reduce Negative Media Exposure Effects AmongstAdolescent Girls?" British Research Journal of Health Psychology 16.2 (2011): 296-403. AcademicSearch Premier.Web. 24 June 2103.  Hass, Cheryl J. Pawlow, Pettibone, LauraA., and Jonsegrist, Dan J. "An Intervention for the Negative Influence of Media On Body Esteem." College StudentJournal 46.2 (2012): 405. MasterFILE Premier.Web 24 June 2013.  Orbach, Susie. "Losing Bodies." Social Research 78.2 Summer 2011. n. pag. SocINDEX with FullText. Web. 24 June 2013.  Williams, Sally. "The UglyTruth about Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Body Dysmorphic Disorder Affects One in 100 People andCan Drive its Sufferers to Suicide. SoWhy is it so Hard to GetTreatment?" Telegraphco.uk. 10 Dec 2012: n. pag.Web. 21 June 2013. <http://www.  telegraph.co.uk/health/9693178/>  <http://media.twirlit.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/models-ribs.jpg>

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