By Day 7
Submit a 2- to 4-page paper for which you articulate a position on eating disorders in adolescent girls from diverse racial and cultural experiences. Explain how the position is related to the biological and/or physiological development as well as psychological development of adolescent girls. Further, explain how such findings can inform evidence-based social work practice. Please use the Learning Resources and the research study you identified to support your answer.
References to use:
Zastrow, C. H., & Kirst-Ashman, K. K. (2016). Understanding human behavior and the social environment (10th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning.
- Chapter 6 (pp. 295-332)
Melchert, T. P. (2015). Assessment. In Biopsychosocial Practice : A Science-based Framework for Behavioral Health Care (pp. 149-182). Washington, District of Columbia: American Psychological Association.
Cheney, A. M. (2011). Most girls want to be skinny: Body (dis)satisfaction among ethnically diverse women. Qualitative Health Research, 21(10), 1347–1359.