General debate on body image and mental health

Commons Library reading list for general debate on body image and mental health.

This reading list has been prepared by the House of Commons Library for the General debate on body image and mental health that will take place in the Commons Chamber on 23 July 2019.

Library Publications

Select Committee publications

Official publications

Devolved Administrations

Recent Parliamentary debate

Further reading


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