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Spartan Chronicles: Anorexic Males: Manorexia - my.hsj.org

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Spartan Chronicles: Anorexic Males: Manorexia
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Anorexic people are mostly females, right? Well, mostly. Actually 20% of anorexics are male! One day, there was this girl who thought she was too “fat” when she was obviously not.
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I picked this because it was the first one I saw about males

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Body Image Issues Put A Damper On Summer Fun - CBS Local

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Body Image Issues Put A Damper On Summer Fun
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A third admit they have a “low” or “very low” body image.

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I picked this because  I believe that being worried about your body really does ruin your "summer fun"

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Brain Function is Different in Anorexic Women, Study Says - Medical Daily

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Medical DailyBrain Function is Different in Anorexic Women, Study SaysMedical DailyBrain Function is Different in Anorexic Women, Study Says.
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This is another view of how the brain functions for a person with anorexia 

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'Connection Error' in Brains of Anorexics - Science Daily (press release)

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'Connection Error' in Brains of Anorexics
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Dr. Boris Suchan of the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience at the Ruhr-Universität. Together with Prof. Dr. Dietrich Grönemeyer (University of Witten-Herdecke), Prof.

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I picked this one, because  I didn't know that there was wrong in the brains of anorexics.

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What is a thigh gap? Parenting on body image issues - WTOP

What is a thigh gap? Parenting on body image issues - WTOP | Eating Disorders and Body Image | Scoop.it
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What is a thigh gap? Parenting on body image issues
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"It's very frustrating," says teen development specialist and body image expert Robyn Silverman.
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I chose this article because it talks about the new body trends and how they are affecting teens

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The secret world of anorexics

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Pro-anorexic communities are flourishing online, some offering sympathy to sufferers, others deadly encouragement, writes Gina McColl.

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I picked this because I didn't know that there were websites supporting anorexia 

 

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Anorexia May Be Tied to Abnormal Cholesterol Processing | Psych ...

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Anorexia May Be Tied to Abnormal Cholesterol Processing A new study suggests that anorexia nervosa could be caused, in part, by a disruption in the normal processing of cholesterol, which may disrupt mood and eating ...
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I always thought that anorexia was caused by a low self esteem, but this is another article that prove that thought wrong

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Healthy vs. anorexic

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It was brought to my attention the other day that young girls that see skinny girls on Pinterest my want to become anorexic.  I just wanted to put it on my blog that all my posts are about Healthy ...

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I picked this one, because it is telling you the difference between being healthy and being anorexic.

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Elizabeth Martinez's curator insight, July 31, 2013 7:26 PM

I often worry that since social media sites are banning images tagged thinspo or thinspiration, that the result will be to call it healthy instead. When is it just verbage to cover up a real problem?

Elizabeth Martinez's comment, July 31, 2013 7:28 PM
I had a friend with an eating disorder who would often defend herself by saying that her choices were healthy choices. When they are convinced they are being healthy, then what?
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Eating Disorders in Female Athletes Assessed

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Though it may seem counter-intuitive, athletes are one of the most at-risk demographics for developing an eating disorder. As with the general population, female athletes are especially at risk. Researchers from Norway ...
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I picked this, because I never knew ATHLETES of all people were at risk for developing an eating disorders.

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Stacie Marie Riley's curator insight, April 7, 2014 11:14 PM

This source shows how the need for success in sports can cause eating disorders as well. It also makes us question the real reason behind eating disorders.

 

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Stop obsessing: Women spend 2 weeks a year on their appearance, TODAY ... - Today.com (blog)

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Video: It's No Makeup Monday! The anchors, joined by Dr.
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I included this because it is talking about how much time men and women, young and old spend grooming themselves.

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