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The impact of body image on mental and physical health

Inquiry

MPs will examine the relationship between people’s perception of their body image and their physical and mental health. They will consider how far people’s perception of body image can hinder access to NHS services and whether NHS training and Government messaging should be altered.  

Read our enhanced summary of the impact of body image on mental and physical health report published on 2 August 2022

This inquiry is no longer accepting evidence

The deadline for submissions was Saturday 22 January 2022.

Reports, special reports and government responses

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Second Report - The impact of body image on mental and physical health
Inquiry The impact of body image on mental and physical health
Committees Health and Social Care Committee
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Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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17 May 2022
Inquiry The impact of body image on mental and physical health
Committees Health and Social Care Committee
Oral Evidence
26 April 2022
Inquiry The impact of body image on mental and physical health
Committees Health and Social Care Committee
Oral Evidence
8 March 2022
Inquiry The impact of body image on mental and physical health
Committees Health and Social Care Committee
Oral Evidence
IBI0053 - The impact of body image on mental and physical health
Witnesses Tam Fry (Chairman at National Obesity Forum)
Committees Health and Social Care Committee
Written Evidence
IBI0051 - The impact of body image on mental and physical health
Witnesses University of Essex
Committees Health and Social Care Committee
Written Evidence
IBI0050 - The impact of body image on mental and physical health
Witnesses JCCP 2
Committees Health and Social Care Committee
Written Evidence

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