Hisako Watanabe, a psychiatrist and assistant professor at the Keio University School of Medicine in Tokyo. She has been treating women with eating disorders for 34 years. She says social pressure -- women looking critically at other women -- is the most important reason female skinniness is ascendant in Japan. (Washington Post)© Japan Today
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Japanese women are outstandingly tense and critical of each other. There is a pervasive habit among women to monitor each other with a serious sharp eye to see what kind of slimness they have.
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