body image

COVID-19

A perfect storm:’ Body-image struggles, eating disorders converge during pandemic

Beyond the physical toll of COVID-19, many are facing pandemic-related mental health challenges, including the way they view themselves and their bodies. Stress, anxiety, depression and decreased human interaction all play a role in the development of negative body image, said Amy Lerner Wasserbauer, a clinical psychologist and counselor at Arizona State University. “COVID has

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