Are Photoshopped Celebrity Pictures Leading to Eating Disorders
Posted Oct 07 2008 7:18pm
I saw a really interesting video on youtube the other day about the "PhotoShop Effect". The video shows how easy it is to create ideal photographic images threw digital enhancement.
The host of the videos wonders if the perfect models and pictures are causing more eating disorders by instilling a flase ideal in the minds of young women.
Check out the video and see how dramatic the before and after pictures are.
I think that in some cases, the photoshopped images on the covers of magazines do contribute to some eating disorders and body dysmorphia. And I think a solution is for all of us to be kinder to our friends and loved ones.
Destructive criticism from love ones is likely a more powerful stimulant for body dysmorphia and eating disorders than a picture in a magazine.
I always tell my personal training clients, friends, and family that losing weight is more about health than beauty.
I think the video raises some interesting social points, and hope that you also found it interesting.