Causes of eating disorders.

@article{Polivy2002CausesOE,
  title={Causes of eating disorders.},
  author={Janet Polivy and C. Peter Herman},
  journal={Annual review of psychology},
  year={2002},
  volume={53},
  pages={
          187-213
        }
}
Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa have emerged as the predominant eating disorders. We review the recent research evidence pertaining to the development of these disorders, including sociocultural factors (e.g., media and peer influences), family factors (e.g., enmeshment and criticism), negative affect, low self-esteem, and body dissatisfaction. Also reviewed are cognitive and biological aspects of eating disorders. Some contributory factors appear to be necessary for the appearance of… 
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