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Eating Disorders Dr. Elizabeth Mendell HPRB 1710 Wed, Sept 24 2008
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Previous Lecture Review Soft Drinks Fast Food Childhood Obesity
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Eating Disorders: Lecture Overview Eating disorders Definition, background, statistics, men & eating disorders Anorexia: diagnostic criteria, subtypes (binge/purge & restrictive), statistics, mortality, signs & symptoms, health consequences Bulimia: diagnostic criteria, subtypes (purging & non- purging), statistics, health consequences Anorexia vs. bulimia: what is the difference? Binge-eating disorder: diagnostic criteria, statistics, health consequences Thought patterns & other psychiatric illnesses associated with eating disorders Treatment
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Swedish Commercial: Anorexia http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFbYW6bNViw&NR
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Celebrities Who Have Suffered From Eating Disorders Paula Abdul Tracey Gold Elton John Jamie Lynn-Sigler Joan Rivers Mary Kate Olsen Katharine McPhee Calista Flockhart?? Nicole Richie?? Source: South Carolina Department of Mental Health website: http://www.state.sc.us/dmh/anorexia/statistics.htm
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Eating Disorders Eating disorder : jeopardizes physical and psychological health; condition characterized by severely disturbed eating behaviors and distorted body image. Disordered eating behaviors : not as severe as an eating disorder; are more common and widespread than eating disorders. Anorexia and bulimia are two common eating disorders; they are categorized as psychiatric disorders. We will also discuss binge eating ; not classified as a psychiatric disorder, but shares features with other eating disorders and is an area where further research is needed. Binge eating is believed to be more common than
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Eating Disorders: Background & Statistics Eating disorders occur in every ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic group; they occur in both women and men. In last 30 years, the number of diagnosed cases of eating disorders in the US has doubled. 95% of those who have eating disorders are between the ages of 12 and 25. 15% of young women in the US who are not diagnosed with an eating disorder display substantially disordered eating attitudes and behaviors: 50% of girls between the ages of 11 and 13 see themselves as overweight. 80% of 13-year-olds have attempted to lose weight. Source: South Carolina Department of Mental Health website: http://www.state.sc.us/dmh/anorexia/statistics.htm; http://www.eatingdisorderinfo.org/18.html
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New research demonstrates that men are now more concerned about appearance and body image than they were in the past. Along with this rise in concern about body image and appearance, the number of men with eating disorders appears to be increasing: Twenty years ago it was thought that for every 10-15 women with anorexia or bulimia, there was one man; today researchers have found that for every four females with anorexia, there is one male, and for every 8-11 females with bulimia, there is one male. In Feb 2007, researchers at Harvard provided new
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This note was uploaded on 03/22/2009 for the course HPBR 1710 taught by Professor Mendel during the Fall '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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