Body image problems

Body image is about how you see yourself—your perceptions and feelings about your own body. This may include your height, shape, or weight. If you have a healthy body image you feel comfortable in your own skin, are happy most of the time with the way you look, and ...1

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Causes of Body image problems

Potential causes of unhealthy body image:

  • being pressured to measure up to certain social and cultural ideals of what is attractive
  • being pressured to look slim or athletic
  • comparing yourself to celebrities and media personalities
  • listening to negative comments from ...
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Causes List for Body image problems

Possible causes of Body image problems (or similar symptoms) may include:2

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Treatments for Body image problems

Tips for a healthy body image:

  • remember that health and appearance are different things
  • keep a list of your positive qualities that have nothing to do with your appearance
  • surround yourself with people who are supportive and who make you ...
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References

  1. Source: Queensland Government: qld.gov.au/ health/ staying-healthy/ diet-nutrition/ body-image
  2. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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