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Eating Disorders

  • Hillary Sharpe
  • Tom Strong
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Part of the Transgressions: Cultural Studies and Education book series (TRANS, volume 94)

Abstract

There are many different ways to understand eating disorders, and human experience in general. In making sense of our world, people draw on cultural understandings including institutional knowledge (e.g., the biomedical system), pop culture (e.g., what we see on television or read about on social media), and political powers/systems (e.g., policies, social norms, and values) that converge to shape what we know.

Keywords

Body Image Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Eating Disorder Body Dissatisfaction Binge Eating Disorder 
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  • Hillary Sharpe
  • Tom Strong

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