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Culture And Anorexia

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Furthermore, culture concept of beauty have negatively influenced on the development of anorexia on teen girls. Each culture has its concept of beauty and usually everyone wants to fit on, mainly women and girls. Young girls, being more vulnerable because of their age, they are more likely to feel inferior if they notice that do not fit the standards of beauty on their culture. For instance, according to the book Inside Anorexia: The Experiences of Girls and their Families, anorexia is becoming more and more popular and reaching different social and cultural groups due to the fact in the western societies, thinner female bodies are being considered the ideal ones. It asserts that the government and others, being concerned about the rising rate
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