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Eating Disorders Annotated Bibliography

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Annotated Bibliography (MLA) Topic: What is causing young adults and teens to develop eating disorders and how can we help them? Thesis statement: Young adults and adolescents are the ones who are the most susceptible to develop an eating disorder. The exact causes for eating disorders might vary with every person, but the most controversial ones are social media, unhealthy eating habits and genetics. Arbetter, Sandra R. "Eating disorders: emotional foods fights." Current Health 2, a Weekly Reader publication Mar. 1989: 4+. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 29 Feb. 2016. This article was retrieved from the database Opposing Viewpoints in Context. The article is an academic journal .The author of the article is Arbetter, Sandra R., a social…show more content…
Bryn1, 2, bryn.austin@childrens.harvard.edu, et al. "Eating Disorder Symptoms And Obesity At The Intersections Of Gender, Ethnicity, And Sexual Orientation In US High School Students." American Journal Of Public Health 103.2 (2013): e16-e22. General Science Full Text (H.W. Wilson). Web. 29 Feb. 2016. The article is from the American Journal of Public health and provides surveys, graphs and statistics. The article has multiple authors and they are all in the medical field or professors that work at high prestige Universities like Harvard or Northwestern University.It was last modified on February of 2013.The article is a peer review journal and because of the credentials of the authors it seems reliable and credible…show more content…
"Helping Someone with an Eating Disorder.” Advice for Parents, Family Members, and Friends. Jan. 2016. Web. 28. Jan. 2016. This article has three authors, Smith, who has an M.A in psychology, Robinson who is a writer and editor and Segal who have a Ph.D. in psychology and sociology. The article was retrieve from an organizational site .It was last updated on April 2016 and the article provides many references to different websites. The article seems reliable and objective and provides contact information for further research. Walsh, Timothy. “Eating disorder: progress and problems.” Science 280.5368 (1998):1387+. Opposing Viewpoints in Context.Web.2 Feb. The author of the article is Walsh, Timothy who has an MD a graduate of Princeton University and of Harvard Medical School. The article was originally published at an organizational site called the American Association for the Advancement of Science, in 1998. The web site was last update on February 24, 2016. The information on the article seems accurate and reliable although sometimes on organizational sites the information is biased toward the
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