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How does a parent know if a teen has a distorted body image?

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Dr. Michael Welsh
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Talking

It sounds like you may have concerns about your teen.
I would encourage you to talk to your teen in a variety of different settings to help see if this is one of their concerns. Sometimes parents can ask their teens if they know any of their friends experience such issues. Utilizing movies that display the behaviors may also be an effective way to talk and listen to your teen.

In brief: Talking

It sounds like you may have concerns about your teen.
I would encourage you to talk to your teen in a variety of different settings to help see if this is one of their concerns. Sometimes parents can ask their teens if they know any of their friends experience such issues. Utilizing movies that display the behaviors may also be an effective way to talk and listen to your teen.
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