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Teasing and Its Long-Term Effects on Body Image Heather Harpole

Teasing and Its Long-Term Effects on Body Image

Heather Harpole

Published January 4th 2011
ISBN : 9783639320558
Paperback
72 pages
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The main focus of the current research is to determine whether teasing by families has more of an influence on an individuals body image than teasing by peers. Teasing is one of several factors that influence a persons body image, and much researchMoreThe main focus of the current research is to determine whether teasing by families has more of an influence on an individuals body image than teasing by peers. Teasing is one of several factors that influence a persons body image, and much research has focused on the significant long-term effects produced by teasing at an early age. This research explores exactly how teasing by family members and peers contributes to body dissatisfaction and negative body image. The research utilizes social comparison theory in order to determine how an individuals body image is influenced by close family members and peers.