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dc.contributor.advisorCaska, Barbaraen
dc.contributor.authorMeshioye, Anuen
dc.date.accessioned2016-11-23T13:17:01Z
dc.date.available2016-11-23T13:17:01Z
dc.date.issued2016
dc.identifier.citationMeshioye, A. (2016). Influences social media has on body image, anxiety and self-esteem in young adults. Bachelors Final Year Project, Dublin Business School.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10788/3040
dc.description.abstractThis study aimed to investigate if media has an impact on self-esteem, body image, social anxiety, and age from an Irish third level college. Total of 100 participants took part in this research. Participants ranged in age from 18-25 (n= 67) and >26 (n=33). The research is a quantitative study that uses four questionnaires to attain information from participants. The questionnaires were The Facebook Intensity Scale, (Ellison, 2007), The Rosenberg Self – Esteem scale, SES (Rosenberg, 1965), The Body Esteem Scale (Franzoi & Shields, 1984) and The social comparison scale (Allan & Gilbert, 1995). The analysis showed that Total esteem had a weak positive relationship with social media intensity however no further significance was found for the other variables. These findings are discussed. Author keywords: Social media, body image, self esteem, social aniexty, young adults, teenagers.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherDublin Business Schoolen
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dc.subjectApplied psychologyen
dc.subjectDigital mediaen
dc.titleInfluences social media has on body image, anxiety and self-esteem in young adultsen
dc.typeFinal Year Projecten
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dc.type.degreenameBA (Hons) in Psychologyen
dc.type.degreelevelBA (Hons)en


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