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    Discuss the relevance of society and culture in the development of eating disorders. What methods might you use to assess the role of sociocultural factors in eating disorders? Provide the rationale for your response based on scientific evidence from the professional literature.

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    It is a known fact that whatever trends are set by the media, cultural practices related to eating/dinning and societal trends do shape the preferences and ideas about what one eats at home and when in the company of peers. The concept of being healthy is molded by the In the western culture, on the one extreme, anorexia nervosa or bulimia (in females), are common eating disorders. The research points out to the root causes of girls and women developing unrealistic desired body images, which are a result of the ...

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