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lect11outline - PSY120-Carol Donnelly Lecture 11-October 5...

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Lecture 11—October 5, 2006 Eating Disorders: An Overview Two Major Types of Eating Disorders: Anorexia nervosa Bulimia nervosa Eating Disorders NOS: e.g. Binge-eating disorder (eating is out of control) Obesity (not in DSM) Self Psychology toward Eating Disorders **When a person has fragility to the cohesion to their self they will be looking for one way to regulate their self esteem to feel good about themselves and to feel connected somehow to something ** **The death rate (including suicide) due to eating disorders is higher than that of most psychological disorders **60% will experience depression at some point in their life ** **Obesity accounts for more morbidity and mortality than all eating disorders combined **The prevalence of obesity is highest in USA (20% of adult population in year 2000) ** Socio-cultural Climate We are living in a cultural milieu in which thinness is highly valued for woman in particular Rates have increased for males: Common among male models, actors Men at risk for eating disorder: 1. 2.
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course PSY 120 taught by Professor Donnely during the Spring '08 term at Purdue.

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lect11outline - PSY120-Carol Donnelly Lecture 11-October 5...

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