ERIC Number: EJ444063
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Sociological Factors in the Development of Eating Disorders.
Nagel, K. L.; Jones, Karen H.
Adolescence, v27 n105 p107-13 Spr 1992
Reviews sociocultural, socioeconomic, and sex-related factors which contribute to development of eating disorders. Recommends that professionals help adolescents resist societal pressure to conform to unrealistic standards of appearance and provide guidance on nutrition, realistic body ideals, and achievement of self-esteem, self-efficacy, interpersonal relations, and coping skills. (Author/NB)
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