Essays Tagged: "body shape"

Causes and Treatments for Anorexia

has a severe and constant fear of gaining weight and a vague observation of their actual weight and body shape. People with this illness believe themselves to be fat even when their weight is so low t ... a long period of time, they often lack the necessary nutrients and minerals that the organs or the body would need everyday in order to operate properly. Therefore, female sex hormones estrogen and p ...

(4 pages) 153 1 4.6 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Eating Disorders

which a person has an intense fear of gaining weight and a distorted perception of their weight and body shape . Anorexia generally affects the same type of person, regardless of sex. The typical anor ... yellow or grey, pale dry skin, thinning hair on their head but fuzzy hair growth on the rest of the body, inability to sleep yet they appear to be exhausted, and depression.Anorexia is extremely harmf ...

(7 pages) 276 1 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Body image issues for wome.

Body image issues for womenYour body image is how you perceive, think and feel about your body. This ... ve they are larger and fatter than they really are. Only one in five women are satisfied with their body weight. Nearly half of all normal weight women overestimate their size and shape. A distorted b ... 10 young Australian women have dieted at least once in their lives.Self-destructive behaviourA poor body image can promote an unhealthy lifestyle. The urge to diet or use other potentially dangerous w ...

(2 pages) 106 0 3.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Sports & Eating Disorders

ing that participating in a sport or activity that puts pressure on athletes to maintain a specific body shape or weight, such as gymnastics, ballet, or wrestling puts them at risk for developing eati ... out of the 7 days I was there. When I exercise I feel so much better about my day because I know my body is "happy!" As dumb as that sounds I can fall asleep better at night after a stressful day if I ...

(3 pages) 69 0 3.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Hate Speech

cause of his/her differences. Some examples of differences would be their gender, race, hair color, body shape, intelligence, sexual orientation, etc. Hate speech doesn't have to be direct talking. Ha ...

(2 pages) 59 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Understanding Bulimia Nervosa

success, and happiness, nearly everyone has dealt with issues regarding the effect their weight and body shape can have on their self-image. However, eating disorders are not about dieting or pride, t ... ointestinal damage can result." (Goldner) "In conjunction with going to a doctor preoccupation with body weight, purging, abusing laxatives, depression (mood swings), irregular menstrual periods in fe ...

(4 pages) 68 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

This essay is about teenage eating disorders. There Causes and the cures

n which She has an intense fear of gaining weight. She has a distorted perception of her weight and body shape. The typical anorexia tends to be controlling, a great overachiever, and a perfectionist ... lassified eating disorder is obesity. Obesity is the state of having abnormal amounts of fat in the body. This is caused by over eating the wrong kinds of foods. There are 23 million teenagers that ar ...

(2 pages) 97 1 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Real women have curves

The title of the movie Real Women Have Curves has a double meaning. Not only does it refer to body shape, but it also refer to the person who has the guts to do something and always is able to r ...

(3 pages) 56 1 4.3 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Descartes "A Perceived Reality"

I believe that none of what my deceitful memory represents ever existed. I have no senses whatever. Body shape, extension, movement, and place are all chimeras. What then will be true? Perhaps just th ...

(3 pages) 23 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Global Operations Plan-"World Fashion"-China

rel and accessory in the catalogue and see how it would look like on a virtual model with a similar body shape as the customer. No longer will customers need to take a chance on purchasing various gar ... software is for the designer more so than the consumer is. Our software allows people put in there body type and shape and then see how clothes would look on you before you ever step foot in a store. ...

(28 pages) 263 2 4.8 May/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The aspects of homosexuality

s. According to Messerli (2007), homosexual guys have softer voice and lesbians have much masculine body shape and cheek bones. Therefore, it can be said that homosexuality is not in one's hands. What ...

(4 pages) 53 0 3.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Fastskin Swimwear

ieve success? Perhaps change the swimsuit. Speedo is just one company that has invented an advanced body suit fabricated to improve swim times by up to three percent. This new revolutionary full lengt ... ogy in swimwear. The key to Fastskin is the style in which it mimics shark skin. The shark's body shape is not very hydrodynamic and should make it slow in the water. However, over millions of ...

(2 pages) 1224 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Frankenstein

e to it. He studied chemistry, anthropology and other nature science. He made researches with death body and he wanted to alive it. One day he was successful and he created a man. It was ugly Creature ... wanted to alive it. One day he was successful and he created a man. It was ugly Creature with a man body shape, but very big and strong. Frankenstein was shocked by his work and he run away from his l ...

(4 pages) 18 1 5.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Games

games for different reasons, some play games for fun while others play because of their health and body shape. People play games for money and fame and some have many other reason for playing differe ... nt in their daily life.There are some people who play sports because they fear for there health and body shape, taking too much rest or doing too much work could also cause a bad effect on body. Exerc ...

(2 pages) 478 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Yukio Mishima - Confession of a Mask

g and painful. Also, Kochan is attracted by Omi because of his male beauty. He found that his ideal body shape is Omi and he gradually understands that his sexual preference is boy who looks like Omi, ... nd like this:“ In his novel La – bas, Huysmans discusses the character of Gilles de Rais, bodyguard to Joan of Arc by royal command VII, saying that even though soon to be perverted to “ ...

(17 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Confessions of a Mask by Yukio Mishima

g and painful. Also, Kochan is attracted by Omi because of his male beauty. He found that his ideal body shape is Omi and he gradually understands that his sexual preference is boy who looks like Omi, ... would sound like this:" In his novel La - bas, Huysmans discusses the character of Gilles de Rais, bodyguard to Joan of Arc by royal command VII, saying that even though soon to be perverted to "the ...

(16 pages) 20 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Barbie and Body Image: Marketing and Advertising

ed a bathroom scale "permanently set at 110" (Lord 229). Barbie has become an unrealistic symbol of body image to young girls across the board and it is the way that Mattel markets and advertises Barb ... ttel markets and advertises Barbie that has caused these negative feelings towards self-concept and body image amongst her audiences, resulting in unhappy girls and in some cases, severe self-esteem i ...

(11 pages) 53 0 1.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Women Issues

based on the media and stereotypes affecting a woman's point of view and role and a woman's view of body image and having eating disorders. I thought that it would be interesting studying about gender ... , most things written could be basically fit in groups which are; women's physical factors, slender body shape, and being emotional and used. By doing this brainstorm, I found out that all things writ ...

(8 pages) 33 0 3.7 Jan/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Describe the eating disorders: their symptoms, how each theoretical perspective describes their cause and treats each one, and your personal opinion on eating disorders.

vosa. Signs that a person might have this disorder, as mandated by the DSM, are refusal to maintain body weight above a minimally normal weight for age and height, intense fear of gaining weight despi ... rmal weight for age and height, intense fear of gaining weight despite being underweight, disturbed body perception, undue influence of weight or shape on self-evaluation, denial of the seriousness of ...

(7 pages) 10 0 0.0 Nov/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Gender and Power

someone is obese, it takes a lot of time and hard work to get to normal shape which means a healthy body, not too obese and not too slender. Besides that there are a large number of females who suffer ... anorexia nervosa, the disorder that makes people lose their weight. Women are concerned about their body than men therefore they perform their best to achieve a normal body shape that would give them ...

(8 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2012

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing