Annotated Bibliography: Social Media’s direct correlation with eating disorders Hellings, Bridie, and Terry Bowles. "Understanding And Managing Eating Disorders In The School Setting." Australian Journal Of Guidance & Counselling 17.1 (2007): 60-67. Academic Search Complete. Web. 12 Nov. 2015. Summary: The article “Understanding and Managing Eating Disorders in the School Setting” emphasizes the school staff’s responsibility to intervene and prevent eating disordered behavior in school. But the main issue, the authors’ express to us, is the effects eating disorders can have upon a suffers’ education. Hellings, Bridie, and Bowles suggests that early intervention is the key to solving eating disordered behavior, and that teachers should be …show more content…
Polivy, Janet, and Herman theorize that when a caretaker or guardian provides food to an offspring in response to stress or any other overwhelming emotion, it promotes disbelief and uncertainty in one’s body and further increases the chances of developing an eating disorder. In addition to the certain values and theories the authors’ in this article hold true, it also exhibits informative reasoning processes, for example, the authors’ conclude that an eating disorder can be due to many factors, and one can never completely understand the fundamental causes of eating disorders. Moreover, the use of rhetorical questions, like “What factors appear to be most necessary for the development of EDs?” (Polivy, Janet, and Herman 205), further stress the factors that influence eating disorders, and it also stimulates the audiences …show more content…
The author, Xiao, further explains how the media can cause corrupted body images, but may also have positive outcomes. Throughout the article, Xiao expresses a state of neutrality, he constantly stresses the both positive and negative stances of media. Moreover, the author provides the audience with structural models that represent the different medias and the influence it has on an individual’s self-esteem and body image. In addition to these structural models, the author concludes
This book is written from a very personal standpoint, stemming from her real-life experiences on a topic that changed her life forever. Considering her emotional ties to the subject, she is very resourceful in detailing how she felt during each step of recovery. A corresponding source that demonstrates credibility in a different way is the PBS documentary "Dying to be Thin" directed by Larkin McPhee. This documentary not only presents interviews from people that have overcome eating disorders, but various expert opinions from doctors to further support that it is a matter of grave concern. Because it is supported with a mountain of facts and statistics on top of the collection of personal stories, this documentary is slightly more successful in encapsulating eating disorders and establishing credibility.
Howdy Ryan! I agree, often people have a misconceptios or are not well informed on how eating disorders are often developed. I myself was ignorant over the matter until reading and listening to our class lecture. One of the best and first treatment options is seeking medical and professional assistants for proper health concerns. Furthermore, having a strong support group and dependable people are part of their recovery.
Food is an important aspect of our life that we thrive off of. But what happens when one doesn’t have a good relationship with food? Eating disorders affect 720 million people worldwide (or 9% of the population) There is not as much awareness about eating disorders compared to other mental illnesses even though eating disorders are the second deadliest mental illness. Eating disorders are a deadly disease that need to be brought more awareness to.
“Wasted” by Marya Hornbacher is an autobiographical memoir of her battle against bulimia, anorexia, and depression. The chilling retelling of her struggles of self-love, substance abuse, and eating behaviors allows a change in societal perception of mental health and eating disorders linkage. As Marya started early on in her book: “some people who are obsessed with food become gourmet chefs, others get eating disorders” (Hornbacher 13). Marya Hornbacher’s life had always been affected by her disorders, but by publishing “Wasted”, she was able to not only educate readers, but also make her experiences personal.
The article “On Eating Alone” by Suzanne Lenzer, examines how people of all ages struggle when eating alone in public. A social stigma has developed over eating alone and it makes us nervous to eat alone. Fears about eating alone develop because of social stigmas existing in our society. Chris Blum, a student at St. Olaf College, conducted a study called Cafeteria Dining at St. Olaf College: Together and Alone, which looked at how some college students develop eating disorders. The article, “For College Kids: How to Eat Alone in the Dining Hall” by Meg F. Schneider talks about insecurities college students face when dining alone.
In the documentaries What's Eating You - Kristie's Bulimia - Eating Disorder Documentary and Anorexia: A Boy in a Girl’s World, featured by What’s Eating You and BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation). In the first document, What's Eating You - Kristie's Bulimia - Eating Disorder Documentary, thirty-eight-year-old ex-model Kristie’s life as a victim of Anorexia Nervosa. As an Anorexic for twenty-three years, Kristie finally decides to seek help at A New Beginning, a treatment center for eating disorders. Kristie, with the help of Ph.D. clinical psychologist Julie T Anné and Registered Dietitian Brina Jergenson, willpower and support, defeats her illness.
Clients use the eating disorder as a strategy for disconnection; therefore, RCT explores the eating disorder as the disconnection to help clients gain self-awareness; in additions, to using relational images to improve connections in relationships and encourage the support clients need to overcome eating
Often, they judge their self-worth by their ability to control their weight/shape (Grilo 6). It is no secret that eating disorders are alarmingly common. Especially now, in this culture, where large corporations are “investing” in this industry as a result of their market research which can then only mean one thing – eating
Young women strive for the perfect body, even if they have to damage their body and emotional well being. Girls turn to eating disorders to solve their “problems”. They make delusions in their heads that show that these horrible disorders are helping her body. Anorexia and Bulimia are two of the best known eating disorders found in young girls around the world. Bulimia Nervosa is a possibly deadly eating disorder that damages your emotional well-being that we need to be looking for in loved ones around us.
Often in life, we cannot conceive of our future self, until we step into the role. Perhaps it may be different for others but for me, whenever I have tried to envision my future self, the reality has seldom met my expectations. Although, there remains one exception, the subject of eating. With a pile of heaped years belonging to an eating disorder stuck to my resume, I was convinced, whatever happens, whoever I become, nothing would change my connection to food. My relationship to eating would always be tainted, plagued and troublesome.
American Psychiatric Association (1993), “Practice Guidelines for Eating Disorders.” American Journal of Psychiatry, 150 (2), pp 212-228. Arthur-Cameselle, Jessyca N., and Paula A. Quatromoni. " Factors Related to the Onset of Eating Disorders Reported by Female Collegiate Athletes." Sport Psychologist 25.1 (2011): 1-17.
In the article “The Globalization of Eating Disorders”, Susan Bordo analyzes misconceptions about stereotypes associated with eating disorders. Bordo explains that eating disorders are no longer associated with one particular race, gender, or nationality. He notes that “we are dealing here with a cultural problem. If eating disorders were biochemical, as some claim, how can we account for their gradual ‘spread’ across race, gender, and nationality?” (Bordo 642).
The most common age for the males to suffer from the disease is in their adolescent years. The article also supplies the viewer with the males at risk that have eating disorders. Males that play sports, males that are struggling with their sexual identities and even chaotic home environments might cause eating disorders. There are also sections for these groups and what they can do to solve their problems. This article dates back to 2011 and is not current.
Social media is a powerful source in today’s society, 81% of the population in the United States alone has set up a social media profile. Many use the media for useful things, like educational opportunities and business inquiries. Although there are people who may look at it more in a concerning aspect. Many people today view the social media as a stage where they are judged and told what the real way to look and act is, more specifically, body image. Social Media has a negative impact on body image, through creating a perfect view physically which affects someone mentally, targeting both male and female, and turning away from the real goal of social media.