Body Image Problem In Women

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Body image is something that has been a concern for people, mostly women, these days. It has been an inevitable cycle since the early 21st century. Slade and Russels show that body image disturbance lies at the heart of anoriexia (1973) that is why anorexia always comes up in a body image problem. Nonetheless, most pictures of a perfect woman today shows that they need to be skinny in order to be perfect or to claim the title of being ‘perfect’. Women theses days are trying their best in order to accept the wrong trend. Thigh gap, bikini bridge, anorexia, bulimia, obesity, those are common things that may pop-up in a teenager’s conversation these days. Why do female tend to have a body image problem compared to male? Because
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This condition may happen to both gender, male and female. However, some researchers has been doing some experiments and gave out that female are more likely to get affected by this problem. There are three body image problems that would be discussed in this essay. First, the most famous body image problem that happened around the world with an increasing number of exposed female with the problem. Anorexia, or sometimes also known as Anorexia Nervousa, is a restriction of behaviour that promote healthy body weight. Those with this problem will likely to fake their weight and sees theirselves worstly. They think of themselves as an ugly creature compared to what they see in the society or the media itself. However, the society and the media are not the only things that could make the issue happened. This issue has happened a long time…show more content…
One of the principle that define the sociocultural is that: human being are social animals and they have a basic need to belong. This could be shown to the related case, for example, most teenagers see that the image of being ‘pretty’, ‘beautiful’ and ‘perfect’ from the media and got influenced from their society. The media and the society itself has, somehow, changed the meaning of ‘pretty’ or ‘perfect girl’ itself by stating out a fallacy where the argument based is the truth on the fact that many people believed into the case. However, it relates to an unreliable consensus truth test. Along the lines with the experiment that has been done by Garnier (1980), another experiment shows that there are emotional aspects of body image perception that is used by anorexic patients (Cooper & Turner, 2000). At this point of time the majority of women who have an impact on any eating disorders such as bulimia, anorexia and obesity are influenced by the Western society . It creates a new idea of beauty. People, women to be exact, will likely follow the trend. Women tends to comply because in position of some authority which they have identified before. For example, their favorite actress or model. This influence them to have an body shape like those person. Although, the ideal body shape presented by models and actresses has become thinner over the past 30 years . This is explained in
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