Take a look at the eating disorders described in our lecture…
Take a look at the eating disorders described in our lecture (Lecture 9) and the associated readings. Pick one of these eating disorders and present it to the group. You can choose from Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge-Eating, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Muscle Dysmorphic Disorder or Orthorexia. You can also describe a disorder that maybe hasn’t been fully established but that is interesting to you. Make sure to describe
- The characteristics of your chosen disorder. How is it diagnosed?
- The way your eating disorder is treated.
- What are the aspects of our society that you think encourages the development of eating disorders? What sorts of action can we take as a society to reduce the incidence of eating disorders? What do you think about the explosive news stories this year regarding the use of Instagram and development of eating disorders in teens?