Essay On Self Image

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Have you ever felt pressured by someone or something to change the way you look. The media's modern method of advertising is harming people's self image. Many serious issues have been caused due to their inefficient methods of advertising. Young boys and girls are mostly suffering from this misconduct. Teens will do harmful thing to their bodies in order to live up to expectations. Teens feel insecure because they do not have the bodies they want. Some teens are bullied by others. Very young kids are also going through the same things recently. People take very risky surgeries when it is their only option. There should be rules implemented to the media to stop the negligence of portraying unrealistic body expectations. The media uses radically…show more content…
If a person?s negative body image becomes severe it can lead to BDD (Body Dysmorphic Disorder). It is a serious condition where one becomes obsessed with imaginary defects of their appearance. The side effects of BDD are depression, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts. They become depressed because they do not look the way they want to. Depression can make one physically sick. They experience anxiety because they feel like people are judging them for the way they look. Anxiety due to negative body image usually causes one to cover up their body excessively, change their outfit many times before going out, and sometimes not even wanna go out at all. Negative body image is one of the leading causes of psychological disorders. If these type of people do seek help from someone it will cause them to be…show more content…
They would bring up Freedom of the Press. Freedom of the Press goes under Freedom of Speech which is the first amendment in the Constitution of the United States of America. It states that no laws can be placed limiting Freedom of Speech and Freedom of the Press. The government does not have to get involved. The media should become aware of the problems they are making and improve the situation. People who have power in the media need to speak out about it and inform people. The media should rethink the way they advertise and watch what they do or
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