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Research news: Anorexia and distorted self image of younger women, Joan Costa-Font and Mireia Jofre-Bonet

Costa-Font, Joan and Jofre-Bonet, Mireia (2012) Research news: Anorexia and distorted self image of younger women, Joan Costa-Font and Mireia Jofre-Bonet. LSE Health and Social Care (02 Mar 2012). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Policy interventions to curb the parallel epidemics of excessive preoccupation with self-image and food disorders, such as bulimia and anorexia, are increasingly being used, including the regulation of the fashion industry and advertisements, as well as support campaigns through social networks and the media. In some European countries, there has been increasing debate over the conditions, especially since the Brazilian model Ana Carolina Reston died from anorexia in 2006.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/healthandsocialcare/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Sets: Collections > Health and Social Care at LSE Blog
Date Deposited: 19 May 2017 10:13
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2019 00:23
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/77786

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