Adolescents often become extremely concerned about their bodies and their weight, which is understandable since dramatic physical changes are occurring. Unrealistic media images of the ideal body add to their concerns.
There are many ways adults can help children and teens develop a healthy view of themselves and reduce their risk for an eating disorder:
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||W. Stewart Agras, MD, FRCPC - Psychiatry|
|Last Revised||August 25, 2011|
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