Disability and Mental Health

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), adults with disabilities report mental health distress five times as often as adults without disabilities (CDC, 2020).

Vanity sizing and how it impacts women’s body image confidence

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Have you ever noticed that the size of your clothes differs depending on what store you bought the item from? There’s a name for that, and it’s called vanity sizing. Some of your favorite brands are guilty of this and it’s affecting women’s body satisfaction

TikTok, body image, and eating concerns

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While social media has made paved its way into our lives for good, new apps with new ways of connecting are popping up all the time. The latest and most widely used is TikTok with over 2.6 BILLION downloads.
Like all social media apps- TikTok has its own set of pros and cons that contribute to users, body image and eating habits. While the app has proven for great entertainment and even a source of knowledge, the randomness of the app’s For You Page provides an outlet to unsolicited harmful content to those struggling with negative body image and eating disorders