One factor that has been tied to anorexia is cultural influences. It is argued that the culture in the United States is one focused on being unrealistically thin. Other cultures have different representations of what type of body shape is attractive. Read the article about eating disorders in Fiji and the information presented in the book. Answer the questions: In what ways does culture influence stereotypes of beauty?
Why does the disease predominantly affect women as opposed to men? If culture is a primary reason for anorexia, why is only 1-5% of the population affected by it? What treatment methods do you think are most effective? How does sociocultural influences, psychological issues, and age affect the various treatment approaches for eating disorders?
write a 2-3 page paper describing factors that contribute to substance abuse and the types of treatment available. Briefly describe the, genetic, psychological, and sociocultural factors involved with substance abuse. Summarize how the cognitive behavioral approaches of aversion therapy, covert sensitization, skills training, and reinforcements can be utilized in the treatment of substance abuse.
Your paper should be double-spaced and in 12 point font. Use APA formatting