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Body Image - Young Hispanic Women

There is no doubt that Hispanics, as a minority group, are growing in numbers at increasingly fast rates. It is thus easy to understand why it is important to foster a positive environment for young, Hispanic women to flourish in.  Currently, young hispanic females are at a higher risk for depression, substance abuse, teenage pregnancies, and high school dropouts (MMWR 2011).…

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Added by Carolina Rodriguez on April 22, 2013 at 9:34pm — 2 Comments

Body Image, Friendships & Extremes

Here's the thing about body image:  there is NO right answer, NO "perfect" body.  

I had this friend I met in middle school.  We just connected - like we were meant to be best friends.  I thought she was beautiful.  She had light brown hair and blue eyes.  I mean... had always wanted blue eyes.  …

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Added by Carolina Rodriguez on April 3, 2013 at 11:24pm — No Comments


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