A charity base in Aberdeen has been contacted by 240 young people about eating disorders in the past year.
Childline, the service provided by the NSPCC, carried out 5,934 counselling sessions across the UK about eating disorders and eating problems with children in 2017/18, up 22% since 2016/17.
The Aberdeen base, which deals with calls from across the whole of the UK, has had contact with 240 young people.
These include 219 girls and 10 boys, with the gender of 11 callers unknown.
Leanne Ferries, Childline manager for Aberdeen, said youngsters feel under pressure to look a certain way and live a certain life.