Eating Disorders Annotated Bibliography

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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
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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
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