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Many of us will feel uncomfortable about the way we look at some point in our lives, whether that is during childhood, puberty, late adolescence or even adulthood. This is a normal experience, as almost everyone consistently compares themselves to one another. This week there has been a focus on what is clinically seen as an eating disorder: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorder. However, this particular post is going to focus on the maintenance side of these disorders, particularly their relation to body dysmorphia.