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Eating Disorders
Discussion on the nature of eating disorders.
# 122775 | 1,250 words | 8 sources | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Medical and Health (Eating Disorders) , Psychology (Eating Disorders)

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This paper presents a literature review on the subject of eating disorders and their sociological as well as physical attributes. The impact of social pressures regarding body image is examined at length. The paper also considers the value culture places on thinness.

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"At a time when multiple published reports show that about half of all children are clinically obese and that about ... of the American population is overweight, the quantity and quality of food intake has implications for healthy bodies in general and the healthful development of growing bodies in particular. The sheer numbers of overweight persons in the United States themselves have social implications because entire groups of people may suffer medical and other consequences of poor eating habits. Now compare those dynamics..."

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