Answering the “Am I Fat?” Question
Dr. Jillian Lampert suggests replying with more questions.
CityStream: Emily Program Seattle 7:18 min.
Our Seattle staff talk about eating disorders in WA, our philosophy, and how to seek help. Run time: 7:18
Dove “Evolution” 1:30 min.
The video demonstrates how Photoshop is used for advertisements, and how the use of Photoshop distorts our perception of beauty.
Dove “Onslaught” 1:20 min.
This video montage demonstrates the beauty industry’s impact on young girls, and works as a warning to parents to be aware of what their kids are watching.
Eating Disorders in Adolescents
Daniel le Grange, PhD explains the affects of eating disorders in adolescents. Run time: 27:36
Fat Talk Free Week (2008). 3 min.
The video describes “Fat Talk” as statements made in everyday conversation that reinforce the thin-ideal standard of female beauty and contribute to women's dissatisfaction with their bodies. Examples of fat talk may include: "I'm so fat," "Do I look fat in this?" "I need to lose 10 pounds" and "She's too fat to be wearing that swimsuit." Statements that are considered fat talk don't necessarily have to be negative; they can seem positive yet also reinforce the need to be thin - "You look great! Have you lost weight?"
Fat Talk Free Week (2009). 3 min.
This is the follow up video to the 2008 campaign and it demonstrates how “Fat Talk” has an impact on girls at many different ages and backgrounds. It creates a call to action to eliminate fat talk so each girl can have a brighter future.
Good Food-Bad Food
Dr. Jillian Lampert dispels a common (and dangerous) food myth.
Understanding Eating Disorders
Thomas Insel, MD gives a brief explanation of the current understanding of eating disorders. Run time: 3:15