October 7, 2010
This blog discussion is based on chapter 7 of the book Seeing Ourselves, the article ‘CULTURAL OBSESSIONS WITH THINNESS: AFRICAN AMERICAN, LATINA, AND WHITE WOMEN by BECKY W. THOMPSON’
Answer and discuss the following questions: Compare and contrast the three theoretical models used to explain and treat eating disorders. Discuss the relationship between sexual abuse and eating disorders. Explain how racism and class standing can contribute to eating disorders.
The students who are assigned to answer these questions are asked to do an original posts and comment on the posts of another student. Other students may comment on these posts. The instruction for making original post will be emailed to all students.