Research Links Alcohol Use and Teen Body Image

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Research Links Alcohol Use and Teen Body Image

Teen body image is an enormous part of the adolescent years. The state of someone’s body image during these critical years can shape not just their physical health, but their mental health for the rest of their life. Many studies now link various forms of media to teen body image issues, but recent research unveiled a connection not many would’ve considered: alcohol use and body image.

Alcohol use may have even more damaging effects

I’m sure that you already know how alcohol use in the teenage years can negatively impact your son or daughter. Teen alcohol use already has tremendous implications in academic, social, familial, behavioral, physical, and emotional areas of life–now it also has to do with teen body image specifically in girls.

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