Body Image Issues, Self Esteem, Best Psychologist in Los AngelesEXCERPT: The truth is, being physically fit does not mean looking like a supermodel, and as clinical psychologist Dr. Yvonne Thomas points out, the “supermodel body” is often attained through decidedly unhealthy actions, including binging, purging, extreme restriction of calories, using laxatives, or exercising excessively. In other words, the pursuit of the “perfect body” is often entirely different than the pursuit of a healthy body.

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