Social Media and the Impact on Perception of Self & Body Image from a Research Perspective with Gemma Sharp

The Full of Beans Podcast by Hannah Hickinbotham

Episode notes

In this week's podcast, Han is joined by Associate Professor Gemma Sharp. Gemma is an Associate Professor of Research at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia and leads the Body Image & Eating Disorders Research Group. Gemma is also a Senior Clinical Psychologist at the Statewide Women's Mental Health Service at Alfred Health, which has specialist eating disorder treatment facilities. In this week's episode, we discuss the following:

  • Gemma's personal development within her career and how she came to researching social media, body image and eating disorders.

  • The importance of peer support and clinical support for eating disorders and body image concerns.

  • The impact that social media can have on our eating and exercise behaviours e.g. what I eat in a day.

  • The role that social media  ... 

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