BEAT (formerly Eating Disorders Association) the UK’s eating disorder charity.
“Founded in 1989 as the Eating Disorders Association, our mission is to end the
pain and suffering caused by eating disorders. Around 1.25 million people in the
UK suffer from these illnesses, many in secret. They are of all ages, genders and
backgrounds – eating disorders do not discriminate. Eating disorders include
bulimia, binge eating disorder, avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID),
other specified feeding or eating disorder (OSFED), and anorexia, which tragically
has the highest mortality rate of any mental illness, though all eating disorders
can be deadly.”
Write an essay of 2,000 words answering the question below:
“To what extent do the concepts of health and well-being used to develop the
campaign BEAT’ influence the health and well-being of the individuals who use
the services? What social determinants may influence the success of this
Use a standard essay format of introduction, main body and conclusion.
Your essay will demonstrate a clear understanding of concepts of health and
well-being and their application to the named community group/ campaign.
Throughout the essay you MUST focus your answer on concepts of health and
well-being used by the named community group/ campaign and how these
concepts impact on potential success of the community group/campaign.
Support all discussions with relevant evidence e.g., examples, explanations,
primary data. This should come from 5 – 6 additional quality academic sources
including the core reading list that are correctly cited and referenced.
Naidoo, J. and Wills, J. (2016), Health Promotion Foundations for Practice 4th ed.
Bailliere Tindall, London. (available on Kortext) plus three additional academic
sources from a longer reading list on the VLE or from independent research.