By Raising Children Network
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Jess is a teenager who is becoming obsessed with her weight. Her mother wants to help her daughter feel better about herself. This video demonstration with actors shows how to start a non-judgmental conversation about teen body image. We also hear from a nutritionist who shares tips for parents on talking about body image with young people.
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  • Last updated or reviewed 07-03-2014
  • Acknowledgements

    This video was developed in collaboration with the Youth Health and Wellbeing Team, NSW Kids and Families (formerly Centre for the Advancement of Adolescent Health).

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