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How common are mental health problems?

Try to maintain critical thinking when engaging with research, particularly in relation to the prevalence of mental health problems. How common are mental health problems in adults? It is estimated …

What is body image?

Defining the term ‘Body image’ is a term that relates to a whole range of ways in which we experience our bodies. Typically, the term is used to describe how …

How common are body image concerns?

Body image is relevant for all people, from youth through to later life. In fact, as a society, a great deal of importance is placed on appearance. The British Social …

The impact of ethnicity on body image

Body dissatisfaction or feeling negatively about appearances or abilities is a common experience for young people across all racial and ethnic groups. Generally, differences in levels of body dissatisfaction between …