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Is the internet another source of appearance concern for young people?

Is the internet another source of appearance concern for young people? Adolescents are avid users of the internet and social networking sites. While research has demonstrated links between exposure to ‘traditional’ forms of media and poorer body image, there has been little consideration of the potential impact of the internet on young people's self-perceptions. Amy Slater outlines why the online environment may be potent for arousing appearance concerns http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Aesthetic Nursing Mark Allen Group

Is the internet another source of appearance concern for young people?

Journal of Aesthetic Nursing , Volume 4 (4): 3 – May 2, 2015

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Publisher
Mark Allen Group
Copyright
Copyright © 2015 MA Healthcare Limited
ISSN
2050-3717
eISSN
2052-2878
DOI
10.12968/joan.2015.4.4.189
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Abstract

Adolescents are avid users of the internet and social networking sites. While research has demonstrated links between exposure to ‘traditional’ forms of media and poorer body image, there has been little consideration of the potential impact of the internet on young people's self-perceptions. Amy Slater outlines why the online environment may be potent for arousing appearance concerns

Journal

Journal of Aesthetic NursingMark Allen Group

Published: May 2, 2015

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