Goodman, J. R. (2005). Mapping the Sea of Eating Disorders: A Structural Equation Model of How Peers, Family, and Media Influence Body Image and Eating Disorders. Visual Communication Quarterly, 12(3/4), 194-213. doi:10.1080/15551393.2005.9687457
Sometimes the relationship between social media and food can work against us, especially in ways that can cause harmful mental and health risks. In Goodman’s (2005) article, the author explores the how society and those closest to you can influence body image and eating disorders. The results of the study reveal a great deal about the effects of media pressures, conversations and more.