Physical consequences

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o Physical consequences Eroded dental enamel from stomach acid when vomiting Damage to intestines (excessive laxative use) or esophagus (vomiting) Electrolyte imbalance – potassium and sodium, regulate heart, and can be associated with heart failure and kidney failure Reversible Socio-cultural causal theories o Societal pressures Images of female beauty In general, in the US beauty = thin Reubens…flappers….Marilyn Monroe, Kate Moss (transformations of what is beautiful in women) Miss America, Playboy Silhouette study o Men: current = what they think would like = ideal o Women: current >what they think men like >ideal o Different discrepancies But… o The size of the average woman has increased Genetic contribution to body size o Impossible ideal “false illusion that the body is infinitely malleable” Meaning and thinness and overweight Thinness – feminine, attractive, successful, in control Overweight – unsuccessful, less smart, little self-control
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