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Snapping Self-compassion in Selfies

If you like to take selfies, this great TEDx Talk from psychologist Stephanie Zerwas is about online body image in selfies.

She discusses the negative emotions that selfies can generate, and how to approach them.

Zerwas is a clinical psychologist and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical Director of the University of North Carolina Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders.

She is social media savvy and has a popular Twitter account, where she posts occasional selfies along with great info on eating disorders.

 

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Snapping Self-compassion in Selfies


Sandra Kiume

Sandra Kiume is a mental health advocate from Vancouver, Canada, and the founder of @unsuicide. Along with maintaining Channel N, she contributes to World of Psychology.


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Kiume, S. (2016). Snapping Self-compassion in Selfies. Psych Central. Retrieved on October 22, 2019, from https://blogs.psychcentral.com/channeln/2016/11/snapping-self-compassion-in-selfies/

 

Last updated: 8 Nov 2016
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