An exploration of the influence of media on body image among Irish students and public

dc.contributor.advisorMc Cullagh, Avrilen
dc.contributor.authorO Reilly, Aislingen
dc.date.accessioned2017-07-14T09:01:17Z
dc.date.available2017-07-14T09:01:17Z
dc.date.issued2011
dc.description.abstractThe aim of this study is to explore how the media influences people’s body image. This paper will examine how the media portrays its beauty ideal. Different models to measure body image will also be examined. A cross-section questionnaire study was carried out using independent samples. One hundred participants were involved, fifty of whom were students from Dublin Business School.The remaining fifty were picked randomly from the public. The questionnaire included of a participant information sheet, The Sociocultural Attitudes Towards Appearance Questionnaire devised by Heinburg & Thompson, 1995, the Body Shape Questionnaire devised by Cooper et al.(1986). Average media influence was tested as a predictor variable. ANOVA tests indicated that there were some differences in outcome measure regarding body shape and frequency.en
dc.identifier.citationO Reilly, A. (2011). An exploration of the influence of media on body image among Irish students and public. Bachelors Final Year Project, Dublin Business School.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10788/3294
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherDublin Business Schoolen
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dc.subjectPsychologyen
dc.titleAn exploration of the influence of media on body image among Irish students and publicen
dc.typeFinal Year Projecten
dc.type.degreelevelBA (Hons)en
dc.type.degreenameBA (Hons) in Psychologyen
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