Media & Body Image
More books on the impact of the media on body image can be found using the Library's
|Body Image: A Handbook of Science, Practice, and Prevention
||BF 697.5 B 63 B 617 2011
|Killing Us Softly [DVD videorecording]: Advertising's Image of Women
||MEDIA HF 5822. K 363 2010
|Looking Good: Male Body Image in Modern America
||BF 697.5 B 63 L 83 2001
|Made Over in America [DVD videorecording]
||MEDIA P 96. I 34 M 33 2007
|Slim Chance Fat Hope: Society's Obsession with Thinness
Journal ArticlesAcademic Search Premier
This multidisciplinary database is a great place to begin a search on any psychological
or sociological topic, from mental illness to developmental psychology to group dynamics.
Business Source Premier
This database contains thousands of articles about marketing and advertising research.Communication and Mass Media Complete
This database can be used to find scholarly articles by experts in media research.PsycARTICLES
Created by the American Psychological Association, this database contains scholarly
(peer-reviewed) articles from top psychology journals on a wide range of research
on body image.
PsycINFO is another great psychology database. It can be used to locate even more
scholarly (peer-reviewed) articles on the impact of advertising on body image.
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
This psychology database focuses more on the behavioral, emotional, and developmental
aspects of psychology and can be used to locate information on how marketing and advertising
can affect a person's body image.
Web ResourcesBody Image: An Undergraduate Research Guide
Created by librarians at the University of Wisconsin--Madison, this guide can be used
to find the latest research on body image and related topics.