For this assignment, you will need to pay extra attention to all media and advertisements for a couple of days. Your attention needs to be as much as you can reflect on them for the assignment. In 500-750 words, do the following:
- Discuss if there was a time you found comparing yourself to the media, real-life people, or TV/media ads. Include what the comparison was about and how it impacted you.
- Describe any connections you see between the media and eating disorders. Include other patterns and behaviors you may have witnessed outside of the media.
- Discuss changes you would make in media to promote more positive body image. Include specific ideas and changes supported by research.
- Recommend various types of treatment available for individuals with eating disorders.