Your mood is strongly impacted in comparing your body shape or size with those of others.
For fear of feeling fat, you avoid activities you would otherwise enjoy (swimming, dating, etc.).
You isolate yourself from others when you feel down about your body shape or weight.
Worries about shape or weight hinder your success in school/work (i.e. – confidence in applying for a job).
You obsessively check your body shape or weight (with a scale or measuring tape, mirrors, etc.).
You avoid scales, mirrors, or other instruments you fear would reinforce your negative body image.
Your body image interferes with making everyday decisions (i.e. – you try on several outfits each morning).
Excessive focus on your body shape or weight is impacting your concentration or memory.
You devote an inordinate amount of time to efforts to improve your physical appearance.