Tag Archives: teenagers and body image

Teen Plastic Surgery

The latest American Society of Plastic Surgeons’ (ASPS) statistics show that cosmetic surgery is increasing in the 13- to 19-year-old age category. While many assume that cosmetic surgery is for the older individual trying to look younger, studies are showing that cosmetic surgery is being more frequently applied to the teen who is not satisfied with his/her appearance. A recent

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Help Teens Develop a Healthy Body Image

Adolescence is a time of extreme change.  At the same time that teens are experiencing mood swings and insecurities from hormones, their bodies are growing and changing drastically. Some girls may feel uncomfortable or embarrassed about their maturing bodies. Others may wish that they were developing faster. Girls may feel pressure to be thin, and boys may feel like they

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