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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience Child Psychiatry
Self view: Body image is what you think others see. In the us, many of us have poor body images--too fat or skinny, too tall or short, this or that body part to ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Desarbo
19 years experience Psychiatry
Degrees of distress: Poor body image is a general term that can mean many things. Body dysmorphia is the most serious and is a preoccupation with a perceived flaw in a bod ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Body Image: If hearing reality based feedback from others doesn't help you align your self- image, consider cognitive behavioral therapy.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hazlett
53 years experience Psychiatry
Investigate "why": There are a myriad of reasons why we don't like our bodies. Improving it takes knowing something about why you feel that way. And that takes talking i ... Read More
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
? What U don't like: If u feel over weight , cut down u calorie intake and exercise and hopefully that will make u feel better.
Dr. Ana Adelstein
26 years experience Clinical Psychology
Question Messages: Something to think about: what kind of messages have you picked up from movies you seen? Tv shows? Magazines you've read? Ask yourself how these one-d ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If this is causing: you to suffer - you might consider cognitive behavioral therapy. Take care.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emmett Miller
53 years experience Psychiatry
Exposure to media: Our media and the ads it carries promote a completely false ideal of what we should look like. The models are highly selected and extensively altered ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Best option is: therapy. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Depends: On how far image is off from reality. In general, eat healthy, feel fit, avoid harm mentally and physically, do things in moderation, be optimistic, ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience Child Psychiatry
Hard to predict: Having someone who loves you can affect body image: what he or she says carries more weight than what others may say. However, many remain convinced ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Perception: A negative body image may lower self- esteem. In some cases it may lead to options like plastic surgery, unhealthy weight loss, ect. - in attempts to ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience Psychiatry
Body image : .Body image is the representation we create in our mind of what we think we look like to others.
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