A new study reports bullies are twice as likely to display symptoms of bulimia as other children who were not involved in bullying.
A brief dissonance-based eating disorder prevention program alters how young women's brains respond to images of super thin supermodels, a new study reports.
Many young Black girls face bullying, teasing, and unwanted touching of their natural hair by other youngsters. This has a negative effect on body image. Researchers address strategies to promote positive body image in young Black women and girls.
Teenagers who regularly eat breakfast with their parents have a more positive body image than those who skip the meal or do not eat with their family.
Study reveals the strength of the connection between the brain and internal organs is associated with how a person feels about their appearance. Weaker brain responses to the gut and heart were linked to greater levels of body shame and weight preoccupation.
According to researchers, for many men, a hidden fer of being fat is driving their gym attendance due to feelings of shame rather than a desire to build muscle.