(Part 1) Over the years, anorexia nervosa has become an increasingly common and threatening disease. The reason I am interested in researching this eating disorder is because I’ve known several of my friends to start out on a diet, not see results, and make futile attempts at self-starvation. Luckily, none have ever pursued this path for long, and medical or psychiatric help was deemed unnecessary. My interest lies in the differences between my friends’ insecurities, and the mindset of someone...
Eating disorders, Psychiatry, Culture-bound syndromes, Health, Behavioural sciences, Psychiatric diagnosis, Abnormal psychology, RTT, Anorexia nervosa, Anorexia, Pro-ana, Thin