Eating Disorders in Young Women Analytical Essay by Tara

Eating Disorders in Young Women
An evaluation of studies on the causes of eating disorders in young women.
# 1181 | 1,200 words | 4 sources | 2001 | US

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An overview of several studies devoted to finding the causes of eating disorders among women of high-school and college age.

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"Eating disorders are a serious problem that plagues many young adults today. For many years researchers have tried to find specific causes of onset amongst the various types of people it effects. Some of the research is examining the possibility of a genetic basis for these disorders. Other research tests the surrounding life events and their effects on disordered eating or body image. Also, researchers have looked into personal evaluations of weight, body size and image and their contributions to anorexia nervosa and bulimia."

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