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Body image and the media
Body image and the media

Duration: 03:32

TV personalities including Annie Mac and Darren Campbell MBE discuss body image and how the media portrays beauty.

 
Breast enlargement and body image - Lucy’s story
Breast enlargement and body image - Lucy’s story

Duration: 08:24

Lucy has a poor body image and she thinks that breast enlargement will solve her problems. She talks about her feelings before, during and after breast enlargement surgery.

 
Coping with anorexia
Coping with anorexia

Duration: 10:36

A teenage girl is interviewed about her experience of anorexia. Includes extra information about anorexia from a child psychologist.

 
Cultural influences on body ideals and body image
Cultural influences on body ideals and body image

Duration: 05:54

Campaigner Stephanie Heart investigates cultural influences on body ideals and body image around the world and asks who is responsible for promoting them.

 
Fashion and beauty industry influences on advertising
Fashion and beauty industry influences on advertising

Duration: 07:44

Investigation into the proportion of the population that fit the standard sizes for models and how this might be different to the actual size of women in the UK.

 
Getting back into shape
Getting back into shape

Duration: 00:58

Mum of two Kelly, 18, explains how she put on loads of weight while she was pregnant and how regular exercise helped her shed the pounds.

 
How breastfeeding can help with weight loss
How breastfeeding can help with weight loss

Duration: 01:14

Mum to two-year-old Seren, Kacey explains why she loved breastfeeding and how it helped her lose three stone in two years.

 
How does your body make you feel?
How does your body make you feel?

Duration: 01:34

Some views from young people about how they see their bodies. 18 year old Chloe explains how her body image issues stop her from feeling 'normal' and leading the life she wants.

 
How to get back into shape after having a baby
How to get back into shape after having a baby

Duration: 00:58

Kacey, 18, says there's huge pressure for girl's to lose weight after they've had a baby but it's all about finding a way of doing exercise that's right for you.

 
Is it normal to change your body?
Is it normal to change your body?

Duration: 01:42

Young people present their ideas and opinions about changing one's body image to reflect the times they live in. Katt talks about a friend's reaction to her decision to have breast enhancement surgery.

 
Male beauty and body image - buff vs skinny
Male beauty and body image - buff vs skinny

Duration: 01:43

Josh and Stephen discuss how they feel about their very different body shapes.

 
Positive body talk
Positive body talk

Duration: 07:35

The damaging effects of negative body image comments on a person's self-esteem and the potential positive impact of being nicer to ourselves and others.

 
Teenage pressures - body image and weight
Teenage pressures - body image and weight

Duration: 04:15

Dr Mark Hamilton and other TV personalities explore issues around body image, childhood obesity and weight. They also discuss the eating disorders anorexia and bulimia.

 
Teenage pressures - media and body image
Teenage pressures - media and body image

Duration: 04:50

TV personalities including Natalie Casey and Will Mellor give an insight into the manipulation and control of celebrity images.

 
Teenage pressures - media and the body beautiful
Teenage pressures - media and the body beautiful

Duration: 03:53

TV personalities explore the increasing and unrealistic pressure on young people to conform and achieve the perceived perfect body as portrayed by the media.

 
The impact of 'hairy vs smooth' in today's society
The impact of 'hairy vs smooth' in today's society

Duration: 01:47

Emer and Chloe discuss the personal choices and impact of keeping or removing body hair in today's society.

 
The impact of choosing different hairstyles - bald vs styled
The impact of choosing different hairstyles - bald vs styled

Duration: 01:57

Markus and Hassan discuss the impact that their choice of different hairstyles have had on their lives and why they made these choices.

 
The impact of choosing different hairstyles - weave vs afro
The impact of choosing different hairstyles - weave vs afro

Duration: 01:52

Remel and Louisa, two young black women offer their differing points of view on whether to wear their hair naturally or to have a weave.

 
The pros and cons of cosmetic surgery in women
The pros and cons of cosmetic surgery in women

Duration: 01:54

Two young women present their different opinions about cosmetic surgery.

 
What makes people attractive? A social experiment
What makes people attractive? A social experiment

Duration: 05:35

Young volunteers take part in an experiment on body image and find out if it is looks or personality that is most important in making people attractive to others.

 

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