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In the Media | Isolation Is Hard Enough; Let’s Stop Worrying About Weight Gain

As the coronavirus spread in the United States, our lives have changed drastically, with many noting rising anxiety as a result of time spent in lockdown. One type of anxiety many may be feeling, however, is not productive at all: fear of gaining weight in isolation.

The Renfrew Center of Pittsburgh’s Jaclynn Cosan, PsyD, shares why a focus on weight loss during this crisis is harmful to everyone, especially those struggling with an eating disorder or body image issues.

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