The Impact of the Teen Obsession with Body Image

Dr. Regina Lamourelle with Louise Wasylkiw, Dr. Jann Gumbiner

The accepted ideal of an attractive appearance can have a profound impact on a teen’s self image, physical well being, and mental health. What can parents do to help their teens develop positive body image, no matter how they look?

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December 3, 2013
Episode Guests
Louise Wasylkiw is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Mount Allison University in New Brunswick, Canada. Her research focuses on people’s beliefs and feelings about themselves. Dr. Jann Gumbiner is a licensed psychologist specializing in child and adolescent psychology and writes a blog for Psychology Today.
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