Anorexia nervosa Essay | Essay

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Bulimia & Anorexia in the Media

Summary: Researches the eating disorders, bulimia and anorexia. Examines the symptoms and causes of each disorder. Explores what effect the media portrayal of women has upon sufferers of the disorders.
In today's society all the actors, actresses, and models are all really thin. There is nothing to them, except skin and bones. With all these role models looking this way it creates a few problems. Problems that are over looked until something drastic happens. These traumatic experiences stem from the drastic measures that young girls and women take; like starving themselves to feel good. Anorexia and bulimia nervosa are serious illnesses that affect young girls and women between the ages of ten and twenty. Both similar in the sense that they involve losing weight but both different from each other. Lets take a closer look at each.

Anorexia is an illness that occurs in teenage girls and young women as mentioned earlier. This illness is the lack or loss of the appetite for food, a serious nervous condition in which the patient loses their appetite and systematically takes...

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