Phillippa Diedrichs

Phillippa Diedrichs

Associate Professor at University of the West of England

Location:
Frenchay Campus, Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
HQ Phone:
+44 117 965 6261

General Information

Experience

Women

Education

BSc  - 

PhD  - health psychology , The University of Queensland

Affiliations

Advisory Board Member  - Academy for Eating Disorders

Intern Health Psychologist In the Health Psychology Research Unit  - The University of Queensland

Senior Research Fellow  - CAR

Senior Research Fellow  - University of West of England’s Centre for Appearance Research

Global Advisory Board Member  - Unilever N.V.

Recent News  

Dr. Phillippa Diedrichs, senior research fellow at the University of West of England's Centre for Appearance Research, says that research supports the link between social media and body image concerns.

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Dr Phillippa Diedrichs, associate professor at the Centre for Appearance Research, University of the West of England, added that body dissatisfaction was the biggest known risk factor for eating disorders such as bulimia.
She told the BBC: "It is a really important mental health issue, and I don't think it is taken seriously enough."

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According to a new survey by Dr Phillippa Diedrichs of the University of the West of England Bristol, one in three men would sacrifice a year of life for a toned body as more and more are becoming obsessed with how they look.

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