This article describes a literature review of the influence of advertising and the media on Eating Disorders (ED). Research published in scientific journals in various fields of social sciences such as psychology, psychiatry and communication science has enabled us to conclude that the content displayed in the media, including advertising, are enhancers of disorders and contribute significantly to body dissatisfaction in relation to the perceived idea of beauty, it also facilitates the development of weight loss strategies in women and gain of muscle mass in men.
|Title of host publication||ICORIA 2010|
|Place of Publication||Madrid|
|Publisher||Universidad Autónoma de Madrid|
|Number of pages||12|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|
- eating disorders
Contreras-Espinosa, R. S., González Romo, Z., Garcia Medina, I., Jiménez-Morales, M., Carrillo-Durán, V., & Sánchez-Hernández, M. (2012). The influence of the media and advertising on eating disorders. In ICORIA 2010 Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.