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4th Annual Denim Day – Sexual Assault and Trauma

Valenta would like to thank all the teen volunteers who helped make the 4th Annual Denim Day a success. Denim Day is a campaign to raise awareness and educate the public about rape and sexual assault. Project Sister Family Services (PSFS) is a community based organization providing sexual assault crisis and prevention services in the […]


Media, Body Image, and Eating Disorders

There is no single cause of body dissatisfaction or disordered eating. But, research is increasingly clear that media does indeed contribute and that exposure to and pressure exerted by media increase body dissatisfaction and disordered eating. Numerous correlations and experimental studies have linked exposure to the thin ideal in mass media to body dissatisfaction, internalization […]