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What do you see when you look in the mirror? Many of us, it seems, aren’t too keen on our own reflections, with 80% of women and 50% of men feeling dissatisfied with their appearance. But negative body image is more than just a skin-deep concern: it can be a predictor of other issues, from disordered eating to depression.
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Why are so many of us unhappy with our bodies? Social psychologist Prof Viren Swami is looking at new ways to tackle the growing public health epidemic of negative body image.