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CLIP 14128

The emotional impact of early male hair loss

The emotional impact of early male hair loss
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Key Info
  • The emotional impact of early male hair loss
  • Duration: 01:58
  • Ollie, a 27 year old hairdresser, started losing his hair when he was in his teens. He feels self-conscious about this and has decided to have a hair transplant. In the hairdressing industry he is very aware of the value many people place on their hair. Ollie discusses the negative impact that hair loss is having on his confidence and his choice of a transplant to deal with tissue. Computer graphics explain the process of hair growth and why sometimes this process is disrupted. First broadcast on Inside the Body Beautiful on BBC Three in November 2012.
  • Subject:

    PSHE

       Topic:

    Self Image

  • Keywords: body image, self-esteen, self image, hair loss, hair transplant, male image, self-confidence, emotional wellbeing, BBC Three, confidence, Free Speech, FreeSpeech
Ideas for use in class
  • Use to explain the process of hair growth and prompt discussion on the social impact of hair loss at a young age. Can be used as a lesson starter and then as a class task for a problem page discussion.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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