Mental Illness In To The Bone

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The media has been raising a lot more awareness for mental illness than they have in the past. There are more TV shows, movies, and books that are based on a character suffering from a mental illness or they show different psychological principles in the story. The movie that I chose to watch that has many psychological principles in it was, To the Bone. To the Bone is about a twenty-year-old girl named Ellen who suffers from Anorexia. After trying numerous different options for recovery that failed, Ellen is placed into a group home with six other people who also suffer from eating disorders. She continues to insist that she will do better but only loses more and more weight. She meets a boy named Luke while at the group home. Luke is a
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