|Empowerment, Feminism and Self-Efficacy: Relationships with Disordered Body Image and Eating
||Eating disorders are prevalent in the United States, relate to significant psychological and
health problems, and primarily affect women. Sociocultural norms pertaining to an ideal of
thinness for women are considered central in the development of ...
|Conversations About Drinking: College Student Perceptions of Personal and Peer Drinking
||Alcohol consumption among college students relates to normative perceptions of peer use. One way in which these norms are likely disseminated among social groups is through conversations about drinking alcohol. Further, prior research suggests that f...
|The Effect of Race on Perceptions of Fat Talk among College Women
||Fat talk is a normative style of communication where primarily girls and women say negative things about their bodies as a part of social conversation. The majority of fat talk research has employed Caucasian participants and racially unspecified ta...
|Alcohol Use and Blood Flow in College Men: The Relationship with Personality
||Hypertension affects 1 in 3 adults and is becoming increasingly more prevalent among young adults. Nearly 18% of young adults have prehypertension, a preliminary condition increasing risk for hypertension. Hypertension and prehypertension are both ...
|Media Exposure and Body Dissatisfaction: The Roles of Thin-Ideal Internalization and Social Comparison
||Media exposure is considered to have a prominent influence on body dissatisfaction. Researchers tend to measure thin-ideal media exposure when examining the relationship with body dissatisfaction yet often generalize their conclusions to media as a w...