self esteem

Beautiful youth at risk: Cutting

It's real, it's common, and it's a cry for help. Explore expert advice on how to help teens turn it around.

Positive attitude adds up to better math grades

Study suggests new ways to help students who are struggling at school.

Selfie-obsessed? Could be low self-esteem

Some people look at social media photos so much that it lowers their satisfaction with life and self.

‘Fat shaming’ begins in first grade

Weight bias affects all aspects of obese kids' lives.

Why the new, curvy Barbie could boost self-esteem  

The doll now comes in a variety of shapes and skin tones—and that could help teach “acceptance of the skin you’re in,” a pediatrician says.

Anti-smoking programs sometimes backfire

Smokers can get angry, defensive when public health programs stigmatize tobacco use.