From the images in magazines, to the men and women featured in movies and television shows, we are constantly bombarded by what society considers the “perfect body.” If you don’t feel like your body fits the norm, it’s not unusual to develop body image issues. These issues can lead to eating disorders and other mental health disorders, including depression.
If you or a loved one struggles with body image, you are not alone. An experienced Psychologist like Dr. Nisha can help you find your way to a healthy relationship with your body.
Who is Affected
Anyone can have body image issues. The majority of those who struggle with body image issues, though, are women and girls, with one study finding that as many as 86 percent of women experienced dissatisfaction with their bodies. Men are vulnerable to a negative body image too, though.