Published in Women's Health Weekly, May 10th, 1999
Led by Dr. Leora Pinhas, researchers asked 118 female university students about their mood, body satisfaction, and eating patterns. One week later, the women were asked the same questions immediately after viewing a series of ads, with half of the women being exposed to ads from popular women's magazines while the others looked at images which contained no pictures of people.
"The experimental group responded immediately with depression and...
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