Jones, Bethany; Griffiths, Kathleen
Background Objectification Theory positions self-objectification as a cause of depression. In particular, the authors offer Objectification Theory as a partial explanation for the higher prevalence of depression among women than men. To investigate the validity of this theory, we undertook a systematic review of quantitative studies that have investigated self-objectification as a predictor of depression. Methods Studies were identified by searching the PsycINFO, Medline, EMBASE and Cochrane...[Show more]
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