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Counseling Concepts and Applications for Student Affairs Professionals (CNS 577)

Eating disorders

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College Students And Eating Disorders [Brochure And Video], Jessica Heffinger, Nikki N. Eversole Oct 2011

College Students And Eating Disorders [Brochure And Video], Jessica Heffinger, Nikki N. Eversole

Counseling Concepts and Applications for Student Affairs Professionals (CNS 577)

The pressures of being the “perfect” size while in college can be overwhelming for some individuals. These pressures weigh on many students minds (not just women) and may lead to an individual developing an eating disorder. Anorexia and Bulimia are two of the most common eating disorders among college students today (Reynolds, 2009). From personal interviews with college students and our research we have found that these two eating disorders, among many others, may have a huge impact on a student’s success while in college. Creating awareness about eating disorders, the effects, warning signs, and resources will help students ...


Body Image [Brochure And Video], Jorge J. Wellmann, Charli Beth Ferrell Jan 2010

Body Image [Brochure And Video], Jorge J. Wellmann, Charli Beth Ferrell

Counseling Concepts and Applications for Student Affairs Professionals (CNS 577)

Every person has a view of their body image. However, some people’s views of their body image are more skewed than others. College students are no exception to this, in fact, college students may be at a higher risk than any other group of people to have a skewed body image. The student project completed on the subject showed that as the definition of body image upholds everyone looks at their bodies differently. Having a skewed body image can lead to: working out in excess, never being relaxed about his/her body, putting him/herself down a lot, checking ...