Social Consequences Of Eating Disorders

Decent Essays
Eating Disorders In modern society we are faced with a narrow idea of what is perceived as beautiful. The media influences us everyday. Women and men are constantly trying to modify their body into what society has deemed “acceptable”, and it has caused major consequences, including the rise of eating disorders. Women feel the need to be a size zero and men feel the need to be muscular. This is due, not only because of social factors, but also a person’s genes, biology and psychological reasons. Women's body image and the media has been changing since the 1920's when it was popular for women to wear corsets. The ideal woman's body has changed through the decades and continues to decrease in weight and increase in height. The way women are portrayed
Get Access