The media and eating disorders

The media does not cause eating disorders, but it is important to note that the media landscape deeply impacts our self-worth and sense of beauty and normality. The media is an environmental factor when it comes to eating disorders. It never stands alone, and yet it can contribute to a disordered sense of self.

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