Risk Factors of Internet Addiction among Internet Users: An Online Questionnaire Survey. PLoS ONE, 10(10): e0137506. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0137506 This study provides information on the prevalence of IA and its associated psychopathological and psychosocial determinants in different internet user groups based on their ages. Xu, J., Shen, L., Yan, C., Hu, H., Yang, F., Wang, L., … Shen, X. (2012).
Research indicates that eating disorder treatment has poor engagement, high drop-out, and low motivation to change (Knowles, Anokhina, & Serpell, 2013). Because of the low motivation to change it is recommended using motivation-enhancing interventions according to Knowles et al. (2013). Knowles et al. (2013) suggest that when working with a client who has an eating disorder that “short-term unpleasant consequences of change (e.g., bloating, extreme hunger) are openly discussed with people with eating disorders, as this ensures that client’s are fully prepared and committed to change” (p. 98).
Having to think about the side effects of what we eat creates the omnivore 's dilemma. The point of the book is to realize some of the side effects of our food choices. Pollan uses the book to look at what we eat (for example, the fact that we eat so many things that contain corn) and to talk about the consequences of those choices. He looks at the ways these food choices affect our health and he also looks at the way they affect global
Through the use of many logical arguments and evidence, Bordo successfully manages to convince her audience that the media, body images and culture have severely influenced the ‘so-called’ trending standard of beauty and how it leads to eating disorders across the world. However, certain flaws such as hasty generalization appeared during the text. Even though, Bordo had certain errors in reasoning, she successfully manages to convey her opinions on how media has had a severe impact on people’s vision of beauty through her structure, presentation, main ideas, objectivity and her appealing tone. In Short, this article mentions that media has
In this paper, the problem of eating addiction is critically analyzed. The main concern is to reveal the addiction, the behaviors associated with it, the prevalence, costs, financial and emotional consequences of the addiction, the family support and treatment options. This topicality is stipulated by a modern concern of body shape and the desire to follow contemporary trends to be skinny. The object is food addiction and eating habits. The main points of the problem and its possible solutions are described through the example of bulimia eating disorder, which dominant feature is the addiction to food and overeating.
In the article “Food for thought: Resisting the moralization of food” by Mary Maxfield, notions her overall assertion against the case of conformity within our culture regarding the principles of food. However, trusting ourselves to meet our needs will lead our culture to make poor Judgment, due to this, Ego depletion is the main cause of society’s repetition towards consuming what we desire to eat. The Theory of ego depletion is used in a psychological sense known as the fatigue in self control. According to the Resisting the moralization of food, Maxfield quotes “In essence, we can eat as we always have which includes eating for emotional and social reasons and still strive or even thrive (Maxfiled,445). This quote is questionable; does Mary’s response lean towards ego depletion?
But, added to everything one may be ignorant to about the food industry, it means a lot. And it’s simply not fair that companies are able to do that and get away with it. The film presents you four teens facing obesity, each with a different story, condition and background. Their families are all supportive, as expected, and they all want to help their kids. However, it can be heartbreaking to see these kids talking about the problems they face, most of them being related to having to loose weight.
Trepal, Boie, and Kress (2012) examine the relational cultural theory (RCT) with evidence-based treatment to use as a prevention or individual counseling for clients dealing with eating disorders. Growth and connections with others are a part of RCT 's principle. According to RCT, people want to have real, meaningful connections in relationships. When clients don 't show connections, RCT views the eating disorder as the disconnection. 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
Being obese? Therefore, this creates confusion among the readers on whether the author wanted to persuade the audience that McDonald causes obesity. Although one of the few problematic ambiguity was that the author was trying to persuade the readers that Big Macs are unhealthy. For example, one of the images depicts a surgical operation with the text of "Big Mac Attacks" which has multiple meanings for the word attack. The word attack could be interpreted as aggressive violence, disease, criticizing or dealing with a problem in an aggressive way.
People are willing to go through extreme dieting and exercises to be accepted by our society. Sadly, there are people who build up a long desire to look slim causes them to develop eating disorders. Anorexia nervosa is a complex eating disorder in which the person obsess about her or his weight and what they eat. In contrast, bulimia is an eating disorder in which people practice binging, followed by methods to avoid gain weight. It is important to understand similarities and differences of anorexia and bulimia which include their symptoms, causes, health consequences, and
People with eating disorders current beliefs and faulty logic will need to be turned into consistent and logical beliefs. Lastly, clients will need to focus on life satisfaction. Most people with eating disorders are so focused on worrying and/or being fearful of food and weight gain that they have lost focus of bigger issues in their
There are many different opinions regarding eating disorders whether they are genetic, ethnic, cultural problems, or a culturally reactive problem. Stereotypes from the past believe that white middle class adolescents have the most related problems to eating disorders because of their anglo-saxon cultural backgrounds. Research has shown that imagery of the ideal Western body has had a chain reaction of body shape and eating habit conflict between all ethnicities, cultures, and sexes. The issue between the two viewpoints is whether the problems associated with eating disorders is cultural or culturally reactive. In the article “The Globalization of Eating Disorders”, Susan Bordo analyzes misconceptions about stereotypes associated with eating disorders.
By asking these questions, Rohrig causes the reader to start thinking about the importance of food coloring in food and drinks. The reader has been persuaded to think that food coloring is an important attribute, the rhetorical questions caused the reader to picture the items that Rohrig asked about and probably concluded that they would not use/buy those items. Rohrig also used rhetorical questions when he asked “why go artificial?” and “Why bother with artificial, or synthetic, food coloring?”. Through asking these questions, the author causes the reader to think about the possible pros and cons of going artificial. This persuades the reader to think that artificial colors might be better than the other options, therefore, when Rohrig gives his reasons why artificial colors are important the reader is more likely to agree since the reader has probably already come to that conclusion.
Since the biochemical processes that involve ghrelin, insulin, and leptin are compromised the feeling of hunger doesn’t seem to leave or the sense of being full doesn’t appear. People therefore eat more than the body requires which can progress to cardiovascular disease, hypertension, obesity, and lipid problems; all a part of the metabolic syndrome. Which is why fructose is a biochemical precursor for a myriad of issues and should be
Obesity: Swallowing America Whole The American taste buds are hooked to sweet, spicy, and salty flavors. The mouth controls the diet and emotions of every American. This food obsession, however, has transformed from an excitement to an addiction. Food controls physical and mental health; one eats when sad, happy, or bored. Food answers all problems.