Unformatted text preview: any aspect of life becomes overwhelming and somewhat gratifying. For a majority of women, and some men, eating disorders become their selected adjusting act that they can gain and feel a sense of stabilized control over. “Disordered eating may even represent an attempt to over-come underlying vulnerabilities by exerting control over eating behavior and weight” (Leon, Fulkerson, Perry, & Cudeck, 1993; Stice, 1994). College creates social pressures that make life feel out of control and sadly many young adults turn to eating disorders as methods of coping with other uncontrollable aspects of their lives....
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- Spring '08
- Personal life, A Lifetime, young adults, 1994 in film