Proactively Building Body Image

A negative body image can lead to the onset and development of an eating disorder, according to Melissa Spann, a psychotherapist, and Director of the Oliver Pyatt Centers. Melissa explains the real meaning of body image and the implications when that image gets distorted. Females and males are aware of their body image, which can start when they are children as early as 6 years of age. How do we change that trend? Melissa offers tips and techniques to proactively build a positive and healthy body image, and she mentions the role that parents and family members play in the process.

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