An important element in human culture is the media. There are over 1.4 billion television sets in the world today. According to the National Centre For Eating Disorders, about 95% of households have access to TV sets and are stick to the television for an average of 4 hours per day. By the end of […]

What Is Bulimia Nervosa Bulimia nervosa is a serious, potentially life-threatening eating disorder characterized by a cycle of bingeing and purging. It includes eating large amounts of food-more than most people would eat in one meal-in short periods of time, then getting rid of the food and calories through vomiting, laxative abuse or over-exercising. A […]

Abstract Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder that commonly is associated with young girls. Bulimia is the act of eating a large amount of food and quickly getting rid of the calories to prevent any weight gain. The two types of bulimia are the purging type and the non-purging type. This eating disorder is difficult […]

Human beings are social animals, as we need social connections and interactions to develop as well as retain a healthy life and mind. ‘Social media’ takes great advantage of these basic needs of individuals and so it is pretty mainstream today. To define social media, “It is the platform that enables the interactive web by […]

Peer pressure increases the likelihood of young women developing eating disorders through social pressures to be thin, desire for approval from friends, and indirect competition within peer groups. Social Pressures to be Thin The pressure of society increases the likelihood of young women to develop eating disorders. In the words of Deanna Linville, an associate […]

Body Image is the way someone perceives and assumes how others perceive of them (DoSomething.org | Volunteer for Social Change). This image is often affected by family, friends, social pressure, and the media (DoSomething.org | Volunteer for Social Change). More and more studies are showing media may have the biggest impact on body dissatisfaction in […]

Anorexia nervosa is an consuming disorder portrayed by extraordinary weight loss. Men and women with anorexia have a tendency to restrict their food plan to a particular calorie consumption just about every working day that can final result in lifestyle-threatening threats. Research exhibits that Anorexia nervosa has the highest demise charge of any psychiatric prognosis. […]