Girls in co-educational schools have lower self-esteem and feel more pressure to be thin (Cribb & Haase, 2016)

A study by Victoria Cribb and Dr Anne Haase from Bristol University (UK) has found that the presence of boys at school “may inflate appearance concerns and lower self-esteem” among girls in co-educational schools (2016, p. 112). While their study showed that awareness and internalisation of the media pressure to be…
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