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Dying to be thin - Garrett Aryan Amy Miracle Dying to be Thin Assignment Watch the NOVA Online program Dying to be Thin(under Web Links in

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Garrett Aryan Amy Miracle Dying to be Thin Assignment Watch the NOVA Online program “Dying to be Thin”(under Web Links in Webcampus you will find a link to the film or you can go to http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/thin/) . Answer the following short answer questions in regards to the content of the program and be prepared to discuss your answers in class. Completed assignment must be typed and is worth 25 points. Those individuals who answer the following questions in detail will earn the highest marks. Segment 1: Abnormally Thin 1. What 3 things did Erin say she saw about herself as she looked in the mirror during her therapy session at the eating disorder unit in New Orleans? Somebody that is fat, ugly, and disappointment. A girl that almost died from malnutrition. A girl who thinks she is fat but is not. 20% below normal weight which will get worse 2. What type of medical conditions can occur due to prolonged starvation? Anorexia, heart failure, malnutrition, low blood pressure, severe osteoporosis, and damage to the kidneys and liver. Segment 2: Cultural Pressures 3. What popular television series played on anorexic chic in an ad that was soon pulled from the public eye? The popular tv series was “Friends” 4. The arrival of what British model began the mystique of being thin in the late 1960’s? Her name was Twiggy. She stood five feet, six inches tall and weighed only 90
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This note was uploaded on 10/10/2011 for the course NUTRITION 1320 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Texas State.

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Dying to be thin - Garrett Aryan Amy Miracle Dying to be Thin Assignment Watch the NOVA Online program Dying to be Thin(under Web Links in

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