Anorexia

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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

Anorexia

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Anorexia first showed up in the Middle Ages over 500 years ago. Back then it was called Anorexia Mirabilis, which means loss of appetite caused by a miracle. In those days women fasting were considered special people because they could live on such small amounts of food. T ... Continue Reading

Anorexia Nervosa

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Anorexia is a severe physcological disorder. It is defined as a severe eating disorder in which people refuse to eat while denying that their behavior and appearance, which may become skeletal, is out of the ordinary. Anorexia Nervosa also translates to “nervous loss of appetite” which can be ... Continue Reading

Eating Disorders

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Did you know that 90% of women dislike the way they look? (Thompson 1) And the majority of the blame is placed on the media and their emphasis on the “ideal” figure of a woman. Supermodels and other Barbie-doll-figure-inspired women grace the cover of magazines all over the world promoting a †... Continue Reading

Eating Disorders

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A. Over 90% Americans have been afflicted in some type of eating disorders. An estimated 56% females and 43% males. Eating disorders mostly effect adolescents and young women , the goal is to achieve the “ideal” figure. ... Continue Reading

Anorexia Nervosa

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Today, thin means beauty, success, and happiness to most people. Nearly every man, woman, and teen has suffered at one time or another from issues of weight, appearance or self image. Anorexia is a disorder where people who are not comfortable with their body image, diet and st ... Continue Reading