Centre for Appearance Research
The Centre for Appearance Research (CAR) is the world’s largest research group focusing on the role of appearance and body image in people’s lives. CAR strives to make a real difference to the lives of the many millions of people with appearance-related concerns both in the United Kingdom and across the world.
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Find out about our latest news.
- New training could help health workers support millions across Europe with body image fears
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