You know how celebrities and famous people’s figures tend to be judged on an even more critical scale than the rest of us? Well, even at that standard of skinny, Amanda Bynes is rather thin. This isn’t a criticism by any … More
Topic: body dysmorphic disorder
Hayden Panettiere recently opened up to Women’s Health about her teenage struggle with body dysmorphia. I’m always glad when female celebrities (most recently Lucy Hale and Demi Lovato) speak out about their experiences with body-image issues; when high-profile people are honest about this kind of stuff, it lessens the stigma about eating disorders and other forms of mental illness for all of us.
Like so many women who appear beautiful with a terrific figure, Sarah Michelle Gellar admits that she too has body image issues. In fact, the 34-year-old actress confessed to Health magazine that she has body dysmorphic disorder–a condition where someone is excessively concerned or preoccupied with perceived defects and imperfections on her body. More