H Dittmar

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Affiliation: University of Sussex
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Professional hazards? The impact of models' body size on advertising effectiveness and women's body-focused anxiety in professions that do and do not emphasize the cultural ideal of thinness
    Helga Dittmar
    Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Br J Soc Psychol 43:477-97. 2004
  2. ncbi Compulsive buying--a growing concern? An examination of gender, age, and endorsement of materialistic values as predictors
    Helga Dittmar
    Social and Health Psychology Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, UK
    Br J Psychol 96:467-91. 2005
  3. ncbi Does Barbie make girls want to be thin? The effect of experimental exposure to images of dolls on the body image of 5- to 8-year-old girls
    Helga Dittmar
    Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Sussex, United Kingdom
    Dev Psychol 42:283-92. 2006
  4. ncbi The impact of thin models in music videos on adolescent girls' body dissatisfaction
    Beth T Bell
    University of Leeds, UK
    Body Image 4:137-45. 2007
  5. ncbi Objects, decision considerations and self-image in men's and women's impulse purchases
    H Dittmar
    Sociology and Social Psychology Subject Group, School of Social Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 93:187-206. 1996
  6. doi I want it and I want it now: using a temporal discounting paradigm to examine predictors of consumer impulsivity
    Helga Dittmar
    School of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Br J Psychol 101:751-76. 2010
  7. ncbi Associations between appearance-related self-discrepancies and young women's and men's affect, body satisfaction, and emotional eating: a comparison of fixed-item and participant-generated self-discrepancies
    Emma Halliwell
    Centre for Appearance Research, School of Psychology, University of the West of England, UK
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 32:447-58. 2006
  8. ncbi The effects of exposure to muscular male models among men: exploring the moderating role of gym use and exercise motivation
    Emma Halliwell
    Centre for Appearance Research, School of Psychology, University of the West of England, Frenchay, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 9QY, UK
    Body Image 4:278-87. 2007
  9. ncbi Individual differences in children's materialism: the role of peer relations
    Robin Banerjee
    Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, UK
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 34:17-31. 2008
  10. doi Body image and restrained eating in blind and sighted women: A preliminary study
    Eleni Marina Ashikali
    Social and Applied Psychology Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Body Image 7:172-5. 2010

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Publications10

  1. ncbi Professional hazards? The impact of models' body size on advertising effectiveness and women's body-focused anxiety in professions that do and do not emphasize the cultural ideal of thinness
    Helga Dittmar
    Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Br J Soc Psychol 43:477-97. 2004
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  2. ncbi Compulsive buying--a growing concern? An examination of gender, age, and endorsement of materialistic values as predictors
    Helga Dittmar
    Social and Health Psychology Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, UK
    Br J Psychol 96:467-91. 2005
    ..The central findings were that materialistic value endorsement emerged as the strongest predictor of individuals' compulsive buying, and that it significantly mediated the observed age differences...
  3. ncbi Does Barbie make girls want to be thin? The effect of experimental exposure to images of dolls on the body image of 5- to 8-year-old girls
    Helga Dittmar
    Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Sussex, United Kingdom
    Dev Psychol 42:283-92. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi The impact of thin models in music videos on adolescent girls' body dissatisfaction
    Beth T Bell
    University of Leeds, UK
    Body Image 4:137-45. 2007
    ..Self-esteem was not found to be a significant moderator of this relationship. Implications and future research are discussed...
  5. ncbi Objects, decision considerations and self-image in men's and women's impulse purchases
    H Dittmar
    Sociology and Social Psychology Subject Group, School of Social Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 93:187-206. 1996
    ..The results lend support to all three sets of hypotheses. The implications of these findings are discussed with respect to economic and consumer theory, and the treatment offered to the increasing number of 'addicted' shoppers...
  6. doi I want it and I want it now: using a temporal discounting paradigm to examine predictors of consumer impulsivity
    Helga Dittmar
    School of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Br J Psychol 101:751-76. 2010
    ..These findings support a conceptualization of consumer impulsivity as identity-seeking behaviour...
  7. ncbi Associations between appearance-related self-discrepancies and young women's and men's affect, body satisfaction, and emotional eating: a comparison of fixed-item and participant-generated self-discrepancies
    Emma Halliwell
    Centre for Appearance Research, School of Psychology, University of the West of England, UK
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 32:447-58. 2006
    ..These findings can be explained with respect to the assessment of accessible, versus available, self-discrepancies. Implications for self-discrepancy and body image theory and research are discussed...
  8. ncbi The effects of exposure to muscular male models among men: exploring the moderating role of gym use and exercise motivation
    Emma Halliwell
    Centre for Appearance Research, School of Psychology, University of the West of England, Frenchay, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 9QY, UK
    Body Image 4:278-87. 2007
    ..The findings are interpreted with respect to likely differences in motives for social comparisons...
  9. ncbi Individual differences in children's materialism: the role of peer relations
    Robin Banerjee
    Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, UK
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 34:17-31. 2008
    ..Study 4 confirms that the endorsement of social motives for materialism mediates the relationship between perceived peer pressure and materialism...
  10. doi Body image and restrained eating in blind and sighted women: A preliminary study
    Eleni Marina Ashikali
    Social and Applied Psychology Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Body Image 7:172-5. 2010
    ..Possible explanations for our findings are considered, including the importance of visual exposure to the media's thin ideal, as well as the usefulness of future research on blind women...