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    Disorders In Women

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    The word perfect is defined as, “is good as it is possible to be.” Part of the female population wishes to be the epitome of this simple word. 10-15% of people with eating disorders are males, leaving the other 85-90% to be female (ANAD). Females diet because the way they appear does not satisfy them, which can be caused by the images displayed around them or the other females that they aspire to look like. In order for girls to attain the appearance they want, the amount of money that is spent…

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    According to Nikki DuBose, “ I also suffered from binge eating disorder, bulimia and anorexia nervosa for the length of my career—although the behaviors didn’t begin in the industry, they were exacerbated by things I heard, saw and experienced: things like sexual harassment, trauma, bullying, exposure to wild parties, drinking, drugs and the daily pressure to lose weight.” This quote is telling how a model suffered from eating disorders because she was worried about being little. This is not…

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    A journal article by (Jones, 2006) states: “the father–daughter relationship plays a significant role in eating disorder development and maintenance…bulimic women tend to report a rejecting, withdrawn or passive father. Both clinical and non-clinical bulimic women have been found to describe their relationships with their father as characterized by insufficient…

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    Obsessed Over ‘Perfect’ Bodies Today’s society is obsessed over girls with the ‘perfect’ body. This constantly forces girls at a young age to be pressured to have the perfect body, when in reality that is impossible. Society sets up expectations for girls to try and be more like the image of a tall, model-thin girl with perfect hair and flawless skin. These images are stamped and burned into young girls minds and cause them to be motivated to become something they are not, which can lead to…

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    and sends unhealthy message on how women should look. This causes body imaged to be misrepresented. Which makes women spend thousands of dollars to make themselves looks like let say according to them “normal”. In cases like this it can cause Eating Disorders (ED). Before I get…

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    themselves. Fat talk increases the rates of getting anxiety or eating disorders. The reason is individuals will start talking about it excessively which will make them look at everything in a different perspective. Being…

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    When I was fifteen years old I woke up in a hospital room, attached to multiple IVs pumping fluid into my veins. My blood sugar levels were dangerously low and I hadn’t eaten in over twenty-four hours. The doctors diagnosed me with anorexia nervosa. For months, I had been trying to fit myself into a category that I was not. My friends were all stick thin and all of the celebrities I saw on television were tall and skinny, essentially perfect. When I looked at myself in the mirror, I saw…

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    treatment for anorexia. The article mentions the Maudsley approach and Dr. Julie O’toole setting the parents straight by stating anorexia as a brain disorder. “Children don’t choose to have it and parents don’t cause it.” I would like to see an anorexia treatment experiment, and see what can help or cure this sickness. Simply stating it as a brain disorder won’t…

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    “Women’s Self-Esteem Affected by Idealized Female Images…,” the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, show that 70 percent of girls said magazine images influence their ideals of a…

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    contribute to different eating disorder. Media plays a very…

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