Shattered Image: An Interview with Author Brian Cuban

By Benjamin O'Keefe--As I began to read the first page of Brian Cuban’s memoir, Shattered Image: My Triumph Over Body Dysmorphic Disorder, I already knew that this book would touch my life in a major way.

Expert Q&A: Talking to Your Mom About Weight & Body Image

Q: How do I talk to my mom about the uncomfortable feelings I have about my body or my weight?

Should You Diet?

Q: One-third of all teen girls are on diets and more than 70% say they wish they could be thinner. We hear so much about how thin=healthy, thin=beautiful and thin=happy, but what's the REAL truth?

Is dieting a good idea or is it hazardous to your health?

A: "Dieting is so seductive. It gives us hope, the promise of weight loss and happiness. But it just doesn’t deliver on its promises," says Linda Bacon, Ph.D., a nutrition professor, eating disorders expert, and author of Health at Every Size.


Does your campus have eating disorder resources?

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