Which specific populations are at risk for the development of eating disorders?

BOOK: Abnormal Psychology: A Scientist-Practitioner Approach, 4th EditionAuthors: Deborah C. Beidel, University of Central Florida, Cynthia M. Bulik, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and Melinda A. Stanley, Baylor College of Medicine. Pearson Publishing.

Which specific populations are at risk for the development of eating disorders? Why are these “special populations” at greater risk compared to other populations of people? Be specific.