First and Last Name/s of Presenters

Jennifer GarciaFollow

Mentor/s

Dr. Mark Jareb & Dr. Amanda Moras

Participation Type

Poster

Abstract

Most people are reliant on social media- that is a known fact. While there are some positive aspects to it, social media has unfortunately become a dark hole of comparison and body dysmorphia. This paper outlines the unfortunate connection between social media and the prevalence of eating disorders in adolescent females, specifically anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.

College and Major available

Nursing BSN

Course Name and Number, Professor Name

Honors Capstone HN 300-E, Dr. Mark Jareb & Dr. Amanda Moras

Location

Digital Commons & West Campus West Building

Start Day/Time

4-29-2022 1:00 PM

End Day/Time

4-29-2022 4:00 PM

Students' Information

Jennifer Garcia- Nursing major, Honors student, graduating May 2022

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Apr 29th, 1:00 PM Apr 29th, 4:00 PM

The Effects of Social Media on the Development of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa in Adolescent Females

Digital Commons & West Campus West Building

Most people are reliant on social media- that is a known fact. While there are some positive aspects to it, social media has unfortunately become a dark hole of comparison and body dysmorphia. This paper outlines the unfortunate connection between social media and the prevalence of eating disorders in adolescent females, specifically anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.

 

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