Media Influences

More than Media

By Shirley Wang--Eating disorders are serious mental disorders affecting approximately 0.3 - 3% of the population. Despite this, several misconceptions and stereotypes about eating disorders often downplay their severity.

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Pretty, Sexy, Sassy

By Maya Bernstein--The film Pretty, Sexy, Sassy by the Ma’yan Research Training Interns of 2012-2013 is a compilation of a year’s worth of discussion on what it means to be the “perfect girl.

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The Media and Me

By Christina Keefer--When I was knee-deep in my eating disorder, I played the dangerous game of “Am I skinnier than her?” with every image set before me.

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Have you ever edited a selfie before posting on social media?