Child development Annorexia - I had a close friend in...

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I had a close friend in middle school named Kimberly who had been struggling with this life- altering disorder for a while now, and I had no idea what she was going through and in all honesty it made feel like such a bad friend, how could i not notice her change in mood and actions and appearance because she had changed so much in such a short time. After speaking with her it was mostly shaming she felt, she felt as if though she had let us down as good friends there is no shame in seeking help. “children learn (unhealthy) mainstream attitudes towards food and weight at a very young age. In a study of five-year-old girls, a significant proportion of girls associated a diet with food restriction, weight-loss, and thinness.” [Abramovitz, B. A. & Birch, L. L. (2000).] She went on to tell us how she had Over the summer of going into grade eight, she became obsessed with exercise and would not
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