RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ANOREXIA NERVOSA (DESIRE FOR THINNESS) AND MENTAL HEALTH AMONG JUNIOR COLLEGE STUDENTSJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.9, No. 9)
Publication Date: 2021-09-14
Authors : Khan Zeenat Muzaffar;
Page : 01-04
Keywords : Anorexia Nervosa and Mental Health;
Anorexia nervosa, a type of eating disorder is commonly seen in teenagers. An intense fear of gaining weight and distorted body image compels the teenagers to go on diet, which is resulting in eating less and skipping the meal and ultimately making the teenagers more prone to stress,anxiety,depression and other mental health issues. The study was taken with an intention to find the association of anorexia and mental health. A sample of 913 adolescents from junior college were selected as sample and a standardized test was administered. The findings showed that there is a positive correlation between eating disorder and mental health among adolescents.
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