Eating Disorders Among Young Adult Women In The General Population

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Ghaderi, Ata. Eating Disorders: Prevalence, Incidence, and Prospective Risk Factors for Eating Disorders among Young Adult Women in the General Population. Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, 2001. Web. This article covers all aspects of Eating Disorders such as the social factors of eating disorders, psychological, and physiological as well. It also explains them individually and their symptoms. This article helps support my claim that Women in Western Societies are more targeted in terms of fufilling the beauty bias which often results in them resorting into forming some sort of eating disorder.

Treasure, Janet, Angélica M Claudino, and Nancy Zucker. "Eating Disorders: 1." The Lancet, 375.9714 (2010): 583.
This article states that eating disorders can be associated with profound with physical and psychosocial morbidity. Cultural, social, and interpersonal elements can trigger and change the way neural networks work in the body and cause it to imprint permanently in the brain. This article also talks about the studies reporting pharmacological treatments for binge eating disorder which I will use those statistics in my essay to back up my thesis. I think this source is pretty useful because it gets into great detail and is a perfect supplement for the source above which is brief and easier to understand but this expands upon it.

Polivy, Janet, and C. Peter Herman. "Causes Of Eating Disorders." Annual Review Of Psychology 53.1 (2002): 187. Academic Search Premier. Web. 3 Nov. 2014.
This article covers how media, peers. and family factors,negative affect, low self-esteem, and body dissatisfaction influence eating disorders. I will be paraphrasing all the factors in my essay. I know this site is credible because It’s an academic premiere search result.

Schwitzer, Alan M, and Laura H Choate. "College Women Eating Disorder Diagnostic Profile AndDSM-5." Journal of American College Health, (2014): . This article talks about College women being affected by eating disorders, which is the result of societals expectations and remarks. Also, teens and girls in their early 20’s are the most affected. I’ll be using the statistics with the college