If your teen seems to be idolizing a thin celebrity, consider this an opportunity to have a conversation about body image and attractiveness.
People with this condition go back and forth between idolizing the people they are involved with and devaluing them.
Dead Model Walking - Deb/Jane gets a reality check when she gets to defend her the model she idolizes who turns out to not be worth idolizing.
According to Ian's wife Deborah Curtis, from a young age Ian had been fascinated with the 'live fast die young' philosophy, idolizing tragic heroes like James Dean and Jim Morrison.
The men of the Revolution regarded him with something like idolatry, and his literary merits conciliated many who were far from idolizing him as a revolutionist.