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| Published: May 19, 2021

How Eating Disorder is Portrayed in The Movie: To the Bone

Dr. Pranita Gaur

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, MSC, University of Delhi, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Sarabjit Kaur Sran

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, MSC, University of Delhi, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.064.20210902

DOI: 10.25215/0902.064

ABSTRACT

Eating disorders have now become very common. Various images in magazines, online sites promote zero size figure and skinny body. Social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook encourage the young adults to adopt a temporary diet that helps one to easily lose weight but at the same time cause tremendous damage to our physical and mental health. Certain cultures and occupations also promote skinny body. In light of this, there is a need to study the symptoms and the causes of this disorder. The aim of the present study was to assess the clinical picture and explanations (psychodynamic, cognitive, behavioral) of an eating disorder with the help of a film analysis.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.064.20210902

10.25215/0902.064

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 2, April-June, 2021