Saturday 16 December 2017

Claire O’Mahony: Has it ever been more difficult to be a teenager?

IT'S NOT surprising that an extensive study has found that Irish girls aged 15 have the worst body image and that two out of three say they feel pressurised to look good for other people.

Arguably, what is surprising about it is that one out of three don’t feel pressurised in this way.

Has it ever been more difficult to be a teenager in relation to body image, and specifically weight?

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