How to help kids maintain a healthy body image in the digital age
Jul 28, 2022, 11:09 AM | Updated: Jul 29, 2022, 2:25 pm
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Some of the common causes for this lack of confidence at such early ages can include living with an adult who deals with body image issues as well as high levels of the use of media particularly screen and social media.
Specifically, media can promote what Northeastern University researchers called unrealistic appearance ideals, and the sexualization of people in media.
So how do parents compete with the media and help instill positive body images in their kids? KSL NewsRadio hosts Dave and Dujanovic spoke to a psychiatrist for insight. Listen to the podcast segment below!