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Predisposing factors

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Individual/family:

  • female adolescence
  • low self-esteem
  • high personal expectations
  • family history of anorexia nervosa
  • parents older than average
  • disturbed family interactions

Social:

  • pressures to be slim
  • pressures to conform and achieve

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