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Anorexia is a condition that many people do not consider to be a disease. I often hear people say that anorexia is just a phase that most girls go through when they gain a few pounds due to puberty. Anorexia is a mental and physical disease that is taking over ... Continue Reading


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Television and magazine advertising show the images of glamorous and thin models everywhere. Thousands of teenagers are starving themselves every day in an effort to attain what the fashion industry considers to be the “ideal” figure. However, an ... Continue Reading

The Roots of Eating Disorders

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The solar system consists of nine planets. Of those nine we inhabit one, the Earth. With a population of over six billion and a total of seven continents there is bound to be a variety of people. Some are light-skinned. Some are dark-skinned. Some are short, and ... Continue Reading


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Anorexia nervosa is a psychophysiological disorder usually occurring in young women. It is characterized by an abnormal feat of becoming obese, a distorted self-image, a persistent unwillingness to eat, and severe weight loss. It is often accompanied by self-induced vomiting, excessive exercise, m ... Continue Reading


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In American society, women are given the message starting from a very young age that in order to be successful and happy, they must be thin. Eating disorders are on the rise. It is not surprising given the value which ... Continue Reading


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Eating- most people do not give this a second thought. To many it comes, as naturally as breathing, but for others however eating is the source of a severe psychological disorder known as Anorexia Nervosa. I never thought about it much, until I have read a story about a girl, who became bulimic afte ... Continue Reading

Eating Disorders

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"Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder on an overwhelming dread of becoming fat. The result of this unfounded fear is self-starvation and major weight loss. In addition, the undernourishment may cause hormonal disturbances, anemia, heart problems, brittle bones and many other ... Continue Reading

Eating Disorders

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It seems like every little girl dreams of becoming a model. They want to be thin and pretty like the models they see on television and in magazines. Often the desire becomes an obsession and young girls see "thinness" as being a needed characteristic. For many girls, the teenage ... Continue Reading

Eating Disorders

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It seems like every little girl dreams of becoming a model. They want to be thin and pretty like the models they see on television and in magazines. Often the desire becomes an obsession and young girls see "thinness" as being a needed characteristic. For many girls, the teenage ... Continue Reading


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“They have an intense fear. It’s so overwhelming that they’d rather be dead than fat.” (110 Brownwell) An abusive disease that kills ten percent of its victims is Anorexia Nervosa. This self-starvation disorder affects one percent of all females and is a silent killer (1 Powell). Although th ... Continue Reading

The Female Athlete Triad

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In today’s society many women are in a constant battle with their bodies. Most television commercials and magazine advertisements portray the images of happy, thin women. The message that is relayed and that is commonly observed by women is that if one wants to be attractive, she’d better be t ... Continue Reading


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90 60 90: these are the perfect numbers for the perfect body. Having a perfect waist, perfect C cup breasts, that’s the ideal body for many young girls. These effects are a great factor for eating disorders in girls. A leading cause for this is the popular toy Barbie, and also ... Continue Reading

Eating Disorders

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The Relationship Between Mass Media, Why is it that so many women feel bad about the way they look? Why do most American females, regardless of their age, think they are too fat? My paper presents how mass media and culture contribute to body image dissatisfact ... Continue Reading

Look like that

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In today’s American society beautiful, thin women are what we consider to be ideal in our society, but not every women in this country has what it takes to be Carmen Electra or Britney Spears. So what happens to the other 99% of society that cannot look that way? The ... Continue Reading

Big Reasons for Being Small

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Could anorexia in girls be triggered by fear of becoming a woman? Or could it be linked to a domineering grandmother, an abusive father, pictures of skinny supermodels, wrong dieting habits, television soap operas, insane parents, depression, shopping, modern living, or even something in the wat ... Continue Reading

Eating Disorders

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This paper is designed for you and I to learn more about Eating Disorders. What you are about to learn one day will maybe save your life. Hopefully you will never encounter what is called an Eating Disorder. Eating Disorders mostly consist of, Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Obesity an ... Continue Reading

te beauty obbession

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As I was brainstorming for this particular essay I simultaneously was reading a fashion magazine , in which an advertisement appeared with a women who had a before and after pictures of Botox injections. I began to ponder about the impact that particular advertisement had o ... Continue Reading

Eating Disorders

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Eating disorders have become very prevalent in the United States, as well as all over the world. People deal with dieting, exercise, and a slew of other options to try and lose weight, and sometimes it can spiral out of control. Eating disorders are viewed as illnesses that are ass ... Continue Reading

Life Threating Disorders

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Due to the increased social focus on achieving the “perfect body,” eating disorders are now on the rise, including a larger percentile occurring in men. Eating disorders are presently very common in the world, and there are numerous reasons why these incidences a ... Continue Reading

The Slimming Of America

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What is beauty? Beauty as defined by Websters Dictionary is “The quality that gives pleasure to the mind or the senses.” Having beauty or being beautiful is something that peoples throughout the world have tried to achieve for years. Unfortunately in America, being b ... Continue Reading

Eating Disorders

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It starts off with skipping one meal, then two and eventually all three. Eating disorders affect millions in the United States; more than 90% being adolescents and young women. One in ten cases can lead to death. Some of these deaths could have been prevented if the person admitted they had a pro ... Continue Reading

Causes of Eating Disorders among Today

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Young people today are dying to be thin; literally. Eating disorders, such as anorexia and bulimia, primarily affect teenage females living in western society. According to the United States National Eating Disorders Association, seventy million people worldwide suffer from an eating disorder. Th ... Continue Reading

Bulimia Nervosa

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Over two million adolescent girls and young women in the United States suffer from eating disorders. Anorexia nervosa, an eating disorder which involves little or no eating, and bulimia nervosa, a widespread eating disorder caused by bingeing and purging, are both classified as psychiatric illnesse ... Continue Reading

Acquaintance Rape

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Every finger in the room is pointing at me I want to spit in their faces then I’m afraid of what that could bring I got a bowling ball in my stomach I got a desert in my mouth Figures that my courage would choose to sell out now I’ve been looking for a savior in t ... Continue Reading

Eating And Mood Disorders

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Eating and mood disorders are two serious illnesses that have been around ever since humans have inhabited the planet. It is only recently that we have had the knowledge to study these complex yet complicated psychiatric disabilities. Such knowledge has lead to advances ... Continue Reading