Can a teen's self-image addiction turn deadly?

Jennifer Stevens Aubrey featured on KGUN9

“It didn’t take long before Hannah says her obsession with self-image started distracting her from school, preventing her from getting a good night's sleep, and hindering her ability to make meaningful relationships… Professor Stevens Aubrey believes these behavior patterns can prove to be very negative for the youth.” Read more here: https://www.kgun9.com/news/local-news/can-a-teens-self-image-addiction-turn-deadly.

With an emphasis on gender and child/adolescent development, Jennifer Stevens Aubrey's research focuses on media effects on emotional, mental, and physical health in young people. Topically, her research tends to centers on issues related to sexuality and body image. Her research has been published in such top-tier journals as Health CommunicationMedia Psychology, and Journal of Communication. Learn more about Jennifer here: https://comm.arizona.edu/user/jennifer-stevens-aubrey.

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01/17/2020 - 9:36am

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College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

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