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Are Eating Disorders Genetic?

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Dr.Kaye talks about the genetic factors of eating disorders...
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Talks about heredity being a possible reason for eating disorders. 

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Cameron Diaz, Maria Shriver tackle body image issues - Today.com (blog)

Cameron Diaz, Maria Shriver tackle body image issues - Today.com (blog) | eating disorders and body image | Scoop.it
Examiner.com Cameron Diaz, Maria Shriver tackle body image issues Today.com (blog) Video: In Wednesday's installment of our “Love Your Selfie” series, actress Cameron Diaz joins NBC's Maria Shriver and some moms and daughters to tackle body image...
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Celebrities who stand up to promote a healthy body image and be a good role model for girls. 

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Eating Disorders Remain Greatly Misunderstood

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The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is one of many groups trying to do something to change that. Formed in 2001, NEDA has overseen the creation of National Eating Disorders Week, which runs from February ...
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Talks about what eating disorders really is and things often misunderstood about eating disorders.

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Media & The Distortion of Body Image

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Shows how media affects what we think about our bodies and what the "ideal" body is.

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Teen Boys Also Struggle With Body Image And Eating Disorders - RedOrbit

Teen Boys Also Struggle With Body Image And Eating Disorders - RedOrbit | eating disorders and body image | Scoop.it
RedOrbit Teen Boys Also Struggle With Body Image And Eating Disorders RedOrbit Numerous studies have shown boys and men are more likely to engage in dangerous behavior, and according to the researchers of this latest study, the same can be true of...

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Shows that not only girls struggle with body image. 

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5 Ways You Can Help Someone With an Eating Disorder - Care2.com

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5 Ways You Can Help Someone With an Eating Disorder
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This week, from February 23 to March 1, is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week.
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Ways for friends and family to help someone with an eating disorder. 

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Experts warn of frightening new trends in eating disorders - 9NEWS.com

Experts warn of frightening new trends in eating disorders - 9NEWS.com | eating disorders and body image | Scoop.it
Experts warn of frightening new trends in eating disorders
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KUSA - It plagues millions of Americans - in fact experts estimate 10 million women and one million men suffer from eating disorders.
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Talks about new types or new "trends" in eating disorders.

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Teenage Boys, Worried About Body Image, Take Health Risks

Teenage Boys, Worried About Body Image, Take Health Risks | eating disorders and body image | Scoop.it
It is not just girls these days who are consumed by an unattainable body image. Many boys have begun to take unhealthy measures to reshape their bodies.
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Shows that boys goes to extreme extents to change their bodies. 

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Rosa Parks's curator insight, December 30, 2014 7:24 AM

 I found this article relevant because it highlights the phenomena of the body image complex In the life of young boys and teenagers . The interesting  thing is the statistic, which shows the similarity of data between boys and girls.

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Social Media and Body Images

A video done by Anna McNamara, looks at how media effects our views on body image and the effects it has by creating eating disorders.
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Shows how different what we see is from what really is.

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Eating disorders: it's time to talk - Blog - The F-Word

Eating disorders: it's time to talk - Blog - The F-Word | eating disorders and body image | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Amy Masson talks about eating disorders, body image and feminism for Eating Disorder Awareness Week.
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Talks about eating disorders and body image. 

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Ke'Asia Guinyard's curator insight, February 27, 2014 6:25 PM

This is about a girl who writes a blog about her eating disorder. She is a feminist, who constantly compares her body to other women. She says that she is angry that she does these things and feel the way she does, but she can't seem to control it.