Research Blames Barbie Dolls For Contributing To Eating Disorders...

03/28/2008 02:43 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

BARBIE dolls, the rite of passage for many young girls, may contribute to eating disorders in adolescence, according to new research.

The study found that the Barbie dolls, which are far thinner than traditional shapes, particularly at the waist, make girls want to be unrealistically slim when they grow up.

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