Are Eating Disorders Really About Food? Essay by Annette

Are Eating Disorders Really About Food?
The following essay examines the etiology of eating disorders focusing on the psychological and social causes.
# 4319 | 1,800 words | 9 sources | 2003 | US

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This paper discusses eating disorders such as Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia, looking at the death rate as well as the characteristics of the disease. Cultural, social and medical factors are discussed. as well as psychological solutions to eating disorders.

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"While some of us are capable of scorning this distorted view, others often fall prey and suffer a multitude of problems associated with the means governed towards the perfect body. Instances of Anorexia and Bulimia have now reached an alarming rate and while society is not fully to blame, one must attempt to understand the very root of the problem before attempting to come up with answers".

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