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  • 1. Body Image in the Media<br />BY: Samantha Gnade<br />
  • 2. What do we consider to be attractive?<br />&lt;object width=&quot;480&quot; height=&quot;385&quot;&gt;&lt;param name=&quot;movie&quot; value=&quot;http://www.youtube.com/v/iYhCn0jf46U&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;&quot;&gt;&lt;/param&gt;&lt;param name=&quot;allowFullScreen&quot; value=&quot;true&quot;&gt;&lt;/param&gt;&lt;param name=&quot;allowscriptaccess&quot; value=&quot;always&quot;&gt;&lt;/param&gt;&lt;embed src=&quot;http://www.youtube.com/v/iYhCn0jf46U&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;&quot; type=&quot;application/x-shockwave-flash&quot; allowscriptaccess=&quot;always&quot; allowfullscreen=&quot;true&quot; width=&quot;480&quot; height=&quot;385&quot;&gt;&lt;/embed&gt;&lt;/object&gt;<br />
  • 3. What do you think?<br />Standards<br /><ul><li>Tall
  • 4. Size 2-4
  • 5. Long legs
  • 6. Tiny waist</li></ul>= chic and beauty<br />
  • 7. How does this effect women of today?<br />Statistics (Erin Konrad, Body Image in Advertising)<br />Only 2% of women around the world describe themselves as beautiful<br /> <br />Two thirds of women strongly agree that &quot;the media and advertising set an unrealistic standard of beauty that most women can&apos;t ever achieve.<br />About 3/4 of them rate their beauty as &quot;average&quot;.<br /> <br />Almost 1/2 of them think their weight is &quot;too high&quot;.<br /> <br />92% would change at least one thing about their appearance<br /> <br />Models on average weigh 23% less than the average woman; 20 years ago it was at 8%<br />
  • 8. Anorexia Nervosa<br />Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that involves limiting the amount of food a person eats. It results in starvation and an inability to stay at the minimum body weight considered healthy for the person&apos;s age and height.<br />
  • 9. Bulemia<br />Bulimia is an illness in which a person binges on food or has regular episodes of significant overeating and feels a loss of control. The affected person then uses various methods -- such as vomiting or laxative abuse -- to prevent weight gain.<br />
  • 10. Body Dismorphic Disorder<br />Body dysmorphic disorder is a type of chronic mental illness in which you can&apos;t stop thinking about a flaw with your appearance — a flaw either that is minor or that you imagine<br />

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