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A 20-year-old female asked about a 20-year-old female:
my friend is 5 ft 5 and is at a healthy weight of 8 stone but she has an obsession with her weight and she thinks she's fat, how can i help her?
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Clinical Psychology 35 years experience
Talk to her: Tell her what you are thinking and that you are concerned that her self perception is not accurate. Let her know that you want her to remain healthy and that obsessing about her weight worries you. Suggest that she consider speaking with a therapist about her obsession with being fat.
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Last updated Sep 29, 2016
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