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What factors have contributed to the number eating disorders? Be sure to look at all of them including the epidemic of obesity-- in the United States today? Name one way you believe that we can begin to turn around this trend of eating disorders (at least 200 words with a credible reference).

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As you assess factors that have contributed to the number eating disorders, I definitely see a strong correlation with social learning theory and how media images of waif-like models and actresses, along with hypermasculine, "six-pack abed men" influence eating disorder. The obesity epidemic also causes people to take ...

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This solution uses research to assess various factors that have contributed to the number eating disorders. Media images are emphasized.