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How is Anorexia caused?

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How is Anorexia caused? What is the Media? What does it do? Newspapers, magazines, television etc all have a good relationship with the media. The media is known everywhere from England to Australia. The majority of the public tend to pay more attention to the media and society rather than self belief. It's like a 'tag-a-long' in a group. The only reason for this is that people seem to behave and act the same way influencing others to do so. This does make sense because the person may feel left out. In other words they feel insecure. I will be discussing if the media does or does not have a large impact on society. Anorexia is believed to be mainly caused by the media and the celebrities who are involved throughout the media. Young teens who have not yet reached the stage to answer their own questions e.g., "why do I look like this?" "Why can't I look like her?" etc, gradually change their eating behaviour or even go out and buy products that aren't even promised to reach their target. The reason that people do such things is because the media makes the person feel low and acts like a dictator stating how people should look, acting near enough against natural beauty and destroying people's lives for money. ...read more.

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Now, the Media aren't all bad but actions they take create negatives responses such as; hiring people to tele-market, market research rapidly, give out samples of latest products over and over again. Many people being to have enough. Many people don't fall in their trap easily and have things to say against the Media. Many people think that the Media is absurd. Many think that the Media are great such as; the people who buy the products rapidly, they tend to have a sense of satisfaction when they buy the product and they thank the makers. Many parents have had discussions with doctors trying to find a way to stop anorexia if they or their child has this problem. Doctors have responded and answered that the parents need to have often discussions with their child notifying if or if not they have seen any changes by realising their sociability whether it has improved or not. If the responses are leading to the positive side, (showing improvements) then this shows good results and may be the cure for removing anorexia from their child. But if the child still shows negativity, then further actions need to be taken place such as; hospitality treatment or even in the Intensive care unit (ICU). ...read more.

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The difficulty is that there is a long waiting list. It would take several months for an interview. Some females have mild illnesses and may regain normal weight successfully at home. More often the illness is more severe than this and an admission of several months will be needed to regain normal weight. Usually with dieting, females reduce 'puppy' fat. As females are more determined to lose weight more than males, this causes frustration, anger and deceit for the females to face. Bribery or bullying by friends or family would fail to change eating behaviour usually. At this stage the family would begin to get concerned and they would become mentally stressed themselves because of this situation. A female of average height will probably be unable to continue school once her weight falls below around 6 stone. Overall I think that the Media has a huge impact on society and on one's mentality. But I also think anorexia can be caused by the upbringing of a child. This really depends on how strong they are mentally. If they have low self esteem this may lead to many things including anorexia or even bulimia which is an even bigger illness related to anorexia. The Media adores making money and this shows that they are also to blame. ?? ?? ?? ?? Arya Mohit 10CJ ...read more.

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