Eating Disorders and Intimacy

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Eating Disorders and Societal Pressures

Eating disorders are serious, potentially life-threatening mental illnesses that are caused by a combination of genetics, personality traits, and cultural and social factors. Social pressures are often one of the more prominent contributing factors in developing an eating disorder. Social pressures differ from culture to culture. This article will primarily focus on societal pressures within the United States, but some pressures may also be applicable to other world cultures.

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