July 4, 2022



Boys and body image: ‘They just don’t talk about it. But it doesn’t mean they’re not feeling these concerns’

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As a professor of psychology and Director of the Health Sciences Centre at Rutgers University in the US, Charlotte Markey has become one of the world’s foremost experts on body image and health. As part of her pioneering research in the field, Markey has been talking to teenagers for over 25 years about how they feel about their bodies.

nd yet, she began to realise that when it comes to body image, the conversation has effectively passed by young men for generations.