Body image refers to an individual’s perception of self, particularly one’s perceived attractiveness to others. Body image is a major element of self-esteem and a positive, realistic body image is linked to confidence, happiness and a good sense of self-worth.
Distorted body image is closely associated with eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia. In fact, individuals with an extremely distorted sense of body image may suffer from a condition known as body dysmorphic disorder. This section will explore the topic of body image, the factors that affect body image and its relation to your health.
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