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Simpson, K. J. Anorexia nervosa and culture. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 65-71.
This article describes how unrealistic standards of attractiveness set by Western society are internalized by women from a variety of cultural backgrounds and translated into fat-phobia and body dissatisfaction and then discusses alternative cultural influences for food refusal such as issues of control, acculturation, and religious asceticism
Polivy, J., & Herman, C. P. (2002). Causes of eating disorders. Annual Review of Psychology, 53, 187-213. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com.ezproxy.libproxy.db.erau.edu/docview/205797518?accountid=27203
Abstract Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa have emerged as the predominant eating disorders
Tomiyama, A. J., & Mann, T. (2008). Cultural factors in collegiate eating disorder pathology: When family culture clashes with individual culture. Journal of American College Health.
This article examines the effects of family enmeshment on the development of eating pathology between two groups of female college students. Participants are given a questionnaire to determine their cultural value orientations, level of enmeshment and eating pathology
Kalodner, C. R. (2003). Too fat or too thin?: a reference guide to eating disorders. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press.
The deluge of information regarding eating disorders can be mystifying and misleading. It is often difficult to know...