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The Influence Of Group Dynamics On Eating Disorders Oct 2017

The Influence Of Group Dynamics On Eating Disorders

Intuition: The BYU Undergraduate Journal of Psychology

Eating disorders can have a devastating effect on individuals both physically and psychologically. For this reason, it is important to under- stand diverse factors, including group dynamics, that affect the development of eating disorders. I examined the influence of group dynamics on whether eating disorders are viewed as acceptable. Further understanding of social influence may enhance the prevention of eating disorders.