Learning Activity: discuss eating disorders
After reading through the information in the section, discuss
with your parents, friends, classmates or teachers, or just think
on your own:
do you know of anyone who might be bulimic or anorectic?
- why do you think so?
- why do you think some people develop either Anorexia Nervosa
or Bulimia Nervosa or both? Do you think celebrities or people
under a lot of stress are more likely to develop these eating
has being unhealthfully thin become socially fashionable today?
- do you think teens/young adults have enough knowledge/awareness
about eating disorders? what can be done to raise awareness?
- is your school health service equipped to deal with a student
with an eating disorder?
Next: read the whole
essay or return to the eating
disorders main menu