Feast or Famine: The Psychology of Eating| 52mins
Director: Gresham College | Producer: Gresham College
Focus Years: 2013 | Country: United Kingdom
Is body weight due to a constitutional â€œset pointâ€ or to eating style? Do diets work or are they inevitably doomed to fail? Is self-monitoring (e.g., calorie counting, food diaries and regular weighing) useful or counterproductive. What accounts for eating disorders such as anorexia, binging and bulimia? How can they be managed?
Body dysmorphic disorder as a modern problem. To what extent does idealization of thinness in the media contribute to dissatisfaction with body weight?
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