Essay on Anorexia Nervosa

Psychological explanations for anorexia nervosa

One explanation for anorexia nervosa (AN) is the influence of cultural views of attraction. Within western society, beauty is equated to being slim, and this idea is believed to contribute heavily towards AN. The media then maintains this through the influence of TV, magazines, fashion and celeb lifestyle, all of which constantly reinforce this cultural […]

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Scalpel and scissors

Is anyone else out there completely suffocating in this toxic waste of society? An era that yearns for pathetic, unfair ideologies of perfection. A world populated by self obsessed, blonde sheep that have no knowledge except the whereabouts to the best detox bar in the country. A rat race of starvation because of media institutions […]

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Model Designs

Just by browsing a few magazines or looking at the latest fashion trends a person will be convinced that ‘thin is in and therefore attractive’. This is primarily rooted in how fashion industry use models which are almost always skinny. Designers are usually blamed for creating dresses that fits only to women size 5 and […]

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Comparison Essay of “An Insatiable emptiness” and “Distorted Image”

Body – image anxiety is an issue that many people struggle with nowadays. There are many factors that contribute to one’s anxiety of body image, for example it could stem from media, social and personal view. “An Insatiable Emptiness,” by Evelyn Lau, focuses on her own personal struggles with bulimia, and her strained relationships with […]

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