Newsroom Special - Over a third of British teenagers have stopped eating as a result of body image worries
Thursday, May 16th, 2019 - 6 minutes
Millions of teenagers in Britain worry about their body image according to a new survey published by the Mental Health Foundation. Friends and social media seem to be causing teenagers to worry or feel ashamed about their bodies leading more than a third of teenagers to stop eating or restrict their diets as a result.
The foundation has released the findings of the survey in order to raise awareness during Mental Health Awareness Week.
We were joined by Frances Shillito, an eating disorders advisor, and Dr Antonis Kousoulis, director at The Mental Health Foundation.
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