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Dr. Sarah Elison

Dr. Sarah Elison

Dr Sarah Elison PhD, Academic Psychologist wrote:   It’s estimated that around 1.1 million people in the UK currently have an eating disorder, with the majority of these people being between the ages of 14 – 25. Recent figures also show that 1 in every 20 young women will at some point display eating habits…

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Roxanna Mohtashemi

Roxanna Mohtashemi

Roxanna Mohtashemi, BA Hons, PGDip Psych wrote: I think of self-esteem as a concept developed by the western world. Do people struggle with self-esteem as much in developing countries where the media has less of a voice? I think that there’s almost an expectation that we ‘should’ have self-esteem and if we don’t then there’s…

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Dr. Anna Spivack

Dr. Anna Spivack

Dr Anna Spivack BSc, MSc, DPsych, CPsychol wrote: It would be fair to say that self-esteem and body image are intrinsically linked… “I feel rubbish about myself – therefore I feel rubbish about my body”. And there are so many factors, both environmental and personal, which contribute to both poor self-esteem and an affected body-image….

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